Events & Press releases

ibj Internations Bulk Journal //

Cases of seafarers struggling with their mental health will continue to rise unless shipping companies take more responsibility for encouraging crew members to talk openly with a colleague, family member or friend about their problems.

seafarertimes //

On the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, suicides aboard ships are rising at an unprecedented rate. Are we doing enough to help mariners in mental distress at sea?

QUAY CREW //

As part of their ongoing commitment to crew wellbeing, Quay Crew has forged an exclusive partnership with Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) to give placed candidates access to a free 24/7 helpline.

gCaptain //

A zero-tolerance approach to bullying should be in place on all vessels, with abusive crew members removed from the ship if they repeatedly harass a colleague, according to some mental health experts.  

Shipmanagement International //

A communication model based on verbal cues and body language could help seafarers develop a stronger rapport with their crew or notice if a colleague is suffering from mental fatigue, anxiety or depression.

Tanker Operator //

Calls to Mental Health Support Services (MHSS) from seafarers who are really struggling to cope has soared by 60% in recent months, according to a recent report.

Lloyd's List //

Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) 24-hour hotline receives a significant increase in calls from seafarers regarding anxiety, bullying and crew conflict, among other issues.

Shipmanagement International //

Mental Health Support Solutions (MHSS) has published a book with tips and guidance on how seafarers can maintain or improve their mental wellbeing while aboard a vessel or onshore.

Tanker Operator //

While we all care about seafarer mental health, working out how to tackle it from a management perspective is another challenge. Charles Watkins from Mental Health Support Solutions in Hamburg shared some ideas.

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