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    Abandoned Seafarers Demand Stability At Work

    Abandonment is a problem which has dogged seafarers for years – but even despite the advent of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) and financial security requirements, it is still happening. But why, and what can be done about it?

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    Right Fuel to Fight Fatigue

    Right Fuel to Fight Fatigue

    Seafarers are constantly fighting the effects of fatigue. It may not be possible to grab more sleep, or to remove stress – so that makes it ever more important to take on the right fuel to help fight fatigue. So what are the good and foods and drinks?

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    Hundred Hour Heroes

    Hundred Hour Heroes

    The MARTHA study into seafarer fatigue has found that some Chinese seafarers are regularly working in excess of 100 hours per week. What does that mean in real terms for performance, for mental health and how can it be managed?

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    The History Of Tankers and Top Ten Of The Biggest Oil Tankers In The World

    There has been a massive evolution in different vessel designs – back in the day all vessels were created to the same basic template, and no matter what they ended up doing it was a similar pattern. But as cargoes demand different levels of care and attention, the ships which lifted them developed and specialised.

    “Vitamin Sea” – For a better seafaring life…

    “Vitamin Sea” – For a better seafaring life…

    In our new series on life at sea, KVH looks at the issues which can make life better for seafarers, to improve performance and enhance professionalism.

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    Don't let the bullies win...tips to dealing with aggression

    Don't let the bullies win...tips to dealing with aggression

    Sadly it seems that all too often, seafarers are subjected to bullying or aggravation at work. There can be nowhere to hide if the atmosphere onboard turns nasty, and so the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) is set to include steps to act against harassment. What can you do if relationships breakdown?

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    Mind over Maritime Matters - Crewtoo

    Mind over Maritime Matters - Crewtoo

    There are all kinds of shipping industry initiatives which try to make life at sea better. There are those which focus on seafarer happiness, there is “wellness at sea” and all kinds of other attempts to make the lot of crew better. A new trend taking hold though, and it could just change the way people live, work and exist onboard ships…welcome to maritime mindfulness.

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    How To Achieve Health And Well-being If You Are A Seafarer

    Seafaring is a profession which perhaps demands more than most others – it can play havoc with the mind, body and soul.

    The Vital Steps to Fighting Fatigue

    The Vital Steps to Fighting Fatigue

    Fatigue at sea is one problem that seemingly will just not go away. How does fatigue work and what does it mean to performance and safety. What about chugging down on energy drinks? Does that work?

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