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Why Seafarers Matter the Most

By Fared Khan 2017-06-26 21:28:26

For the past six years, the International Day of the Seafarer has been celebrated on June 25. Shipping carries more than 90 percent of world trade. Almost everything that we use in our daily lives has been directly or indirectly affected by sea transport. Making all this possible each and every day in the seven seas and thousands of ports worldwide are the 1.5 million seafarers; most often unseen.  These seafarers are responsible for operations on a variety of different...

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Fatigue at Sea Should not be Ignored

By Fared Khan 2017-02-07 23:34:53

The recent report, Project MARTHA published by Intermanager shows that fatigue at sea is a growing problem. The report highlights growing levels of fatigue, particularly among masters and watch keepers. Fatigue at sea (both physical and mental) can impact judgement and therefore safety and can contribute to increased stress. This is a very serious issue which must be addressed and measures taken for it to be alleviated.  Regulations,...

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