Smoko is the name given to the breaks in the routine seafaring day – for the most part at 1000 and 1500. A half an hour chance for a brew, a sit down and to share your thoughts with others.
There have been a number of surveys, studies and research papers published recently which all paint a picture of what life is like at sea. So, what are the things which matter most to seafarers today? Let’s explore the latest
The issue of seafarers and their lives at sea is always an important topic. Over the past few years, there has been increased concern that the sense of community onboard is declining. So, what can be done to bring people
The mental health and wellbeing of seafarers are very much coming into focus as a shipping industry concern. A massively important part of this is the issue of community and camaraderie onboard. We look at why this is important and
The issue of seafarers having contact with family and their connectivity is a hugely significant issue for the maritime industry. It has been stressed repeatedly that seafarers crave the connection that internet, calls, messaging can bring. A new study sheds
It is time, the Winter Games are here. Usually slips on ships are a bad thing, but with the elite of the global games arriving in South Korea, people will be whooping and cheering for their favourites on the slopes, down the ice runs and on the rink. So, who will be the seafarers’ heroes at Pyeongchang? Continue reading