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The Big Questions
The Problem of Perception
•Who are our cadets, and do we know what moves them?
•The need to inculcate the mindset of an officer vs the training of a rating
•What is the value of cadets and is there a missed opportunity?
Oil and Gas, Aviation, even Freight and not to mention, Tech giants and NASA are all doing much better than Shipping in creating and promoting an exciting image of their industries. They are perhaps not finding and retaining better talent, but they certainly have an easier job of doing so. Hence, we ask:
What the Industry and Research Say
Seafarers’ welfare is a critical issue for every organisation in the shipping industry and should be treated as an essential element of the professional training and development for anyone who works with seafarers. The purpose of MARI-WEL is to set a new professional standard that will increase the level of awareness of welfare issues across the industry.
MARI-WEL is the first programme of its kind to take such a comprehensive look at seafarers’ welfare. It is an important step in supporting the work of the IMO, the International Labour Organization, the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and all other stakeholders focused on the welfare of seafarers.
An in-depth look at MLC as it stands, with the aim of answering some key questions:
What seafarers say: