We partnered with MHG Insurance Brokers to survey seafarers who work on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector.
The survey was designed to:
The survey was anonymous and asked questions on food, cabins and communications, as well as the health and wellbeing of the men and women working on board. Responses were received from over 400 seafarers.
Inmarsat sponsored the launch of the report, which took place on Monday 3rd December 2018 in London. Read about the launch here.
For further information, please contact Caitlin Vaughan: email@example.com / +44 20 8253 0163.
Yacht Crew Help
Prompted by the findings of this research, we set up a steering group of representatives from across the superyacht industry and collaborated to develop Yacht Crew Help – a free, confidential, multilingual helpline providing 24-hour support to professional yacht crew around the world. Find out more about Yacht Crew Help here.
Providing humanitarian support to seafarers and their families across three specific regions
Recognising excellence in seafarers’ welfare provision across the shipping industry
Discouraging Indian seafarers from signing up with unregistered crewing agencies
Spotting the signs and responding to concerns
Helping shipping and ship management companies to improve social interaction on board
Two-week digital campaign to highlight the importance of connecting with others for crew wellbeing
We provide shipping companies and seafarers with information on staying healthy on board
A free training package suitable for both individual viewing by all crew and training sessions onboard and ashore
A project aiming to encourage and support the establishment of welfare boards worldwide
Providing seafarers with the right tools and information to keep hydrated on board
A joint initiative looking at the health of women seafarers and where it can be improved