Marine Benefits spotlight

It Starts and Ends with the People

Seafarers represent the backbone of global trade and are, as such, its most valuable-yet-vulnerable element. Without qualified seafarers, global trade would be hugely impacted, with accidents inevitably soaring. In the current situation with a projected shortfall of seafarers, further escalated by the ongoing war in Ukraine and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is of paramount importance to ensure healthy, happy and loyal crews to safeguard global trade. Accidents and shortage of crew History has shown the significance of crew retention and loyalty within the shipping industry, particularly witnessed in the challenges that were faced between 2004 and 2009.…
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