Articles & Video
Handling Personal Data – Safety and Security Considerations for Crew Managers
Cameron Amigo shares his thoughts on safety and security considerations for crew managers. He recognises that cybersecurity relies on creating a framework of core functions and understanding the dynamic threats of cyberattacks.
The crewing conundrum: unlocking a humanitarian crisis
In a recent panel discussion covering the shipping industry’s top initiatives it was clear the current crew crisis was top of mind. In this article we explore some of the key points of discussion.
The evolving role of class: seafarers, technology, and energy transition
At the CMA Shipping Virtual Event, Tim Protheroe, Marine and Offshore Regional Chief Executive, North America at Bureau Veritas, shared his thoughts on seafarers, technology, and energy transition.
[WEBCAST] How COVID-19 changed our outlook on flexible work arrangements, family and career progression
As many businesses shift towards remote or home working, we've put together a panel of experts to discuss the benefits, shortcomings and the potential of a widespread flexible working strategy for women and their progression in the maritime industry.
[WEBCAST] Seafarers' Mental Health: Learnings from walking a mile in their shoes
Social isolation, restriction of rights and life-style, confinement, dependability on the internet, not being able to celebrate events with friends and family - we have all had varying degrees of these experiences in the past few months.
[WEBCAST] Best practices for crew managers and the impact of COVID-19 on seafarer rights
In this webinar, an expert panel investigates the effect of the global pandemic on ship owners' responsibilities and human rights in the shipping industry.
Ms. Lois Zabrocky Named Connecticut Maritime Association 2020 Commodore
Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc., has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2020.
Are seafarers becoming more unhappy?
The Seafarers Happiness Index serves as a tool to measure how happy people are about the various elements of their working life. Maritime Informa Connect decided to investigate the difference that one year can make to seafarers' happiness.
CMA TV: David Ridder on seafarers' mental and physical health
David Ridder, Executive Director at the Seaman's Church Institute, spoke with us at CMA Shipping about how technology can be a mixed blessing at sea, and what the industry can do to support the mental and physical health of seafarers.
CMA TV: Jason Zuidema on the impact of social isolation on seafarers
At CMA Shipping 2019, we caught up with Jason Zuidema, Executive Director at the North American Maritime Ministry Association, about the impact social isolation and the internet is having on seafarers.
CMA TV: Ben Bailey on The Seafarers Happiness Index
Earlier this month, we caught up with Ben Bailey, Director of Advocacy for the Mission to Seafarers, at CMA Shipping in Stamford, Connecticut. He explained the importance of the Mission's Seafarers Happiness Index, the value of the Index to the maritime industry, and briefly touched upon the sacrifices seafarers make on the job.
Digitalisation is a “part of evolutionary change”, Esben Poulsson, ICS, said
Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, talks about disruption, the future of seafarers, and women in shipping.
Connecting crew welfare with connectivity
In a progressively connected society, it is clear that whether connectivity is deemed good or bad, shipping can't afford to miss out on being included in this new hyper-connected world.
Joanna Sawh, K-Line, on investment into crewing: "ROIs are very obvious"
Joanna Sawh, Crewing Manager at K-Line LNG Shipping, talks to us about the importance of a crewing department, its benefits for the business and seafarers, and women on board ships.
Congratulations to the winners of the CrewConnect Global Industry Awards
The CrewConnect Global Industry Award winners are…
ePaper: Seafarer Transformations: Diversity, Technology, and Leadership in Maritime
In this free ePaper, we asked 14 shipping and maritime experts on the crewing challenges the maritime industry is facing and their proposed solutions to the identified issues.
Crews On Cruise Ships: Talent Management & Recruitment Challenges
Carnival Maritime’s Tino Hensel and MSC Cruises’ Magali Bertolucci talk to KNect365 Maritime about the exciting growth of the cruise industry and the consequent need for new talent and skills.
The importance of mentoring programmes in the maritime sector
We speak to Bridget Hogan, The Nautical Institute, about what mentoring can do to benefit seafarer experiences, welfare, training, and retention.
ROI on Seafarer Wellness
Pay now or pay more later? Design a wellness strategy to boost engagement and reduce accidents with the leading maritime experts in the field.
Seafarer Wellness and Preventative Care – Q&A with Dr. Rafael Lefkowitz, Yale University
Dr. Rafael Lefkowitz, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at Yale University, answers more of your questions from CrewConnect Digital Week.