Ships are abandoned by unscrupulous ship owners leaving seafarers in limbo... Read more


Seafarers have little access to communications at sea which has a big impact on their quality of life... Read more


Seafarers work very long hours and in shifts which can lead to fatigue and exhaustion... Read more

Mental health

Seafarers can suffer from severe isolation, depression, bullying and post-traumatic stress... Read more


Piracy and maritime violence continue to be a real and serious problem for seafarers... Read more


Around 100 merchant ships are lost at sea every year and it is estimated that over 1,000 seafarers die... Read more