Morale at sea on the rise post-covid

2022-08-02 15:28:59 Sea Farers News

The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published 1 August 2022  by The Mission to Seafarers, reveals that seafarer happiness levels are recovering, after reaching a record low last quarter.

Overall happiness has increased from 5.85 to 7.21/10, with levels rising across all categories.

The survey reports on Q2 2022 and shows that the influx of industry solutions to tackle seafarer wellbeing has finally begun to lift morale and the mindsetonboard. With more vaccinations, more frequent crew changes, wage rises and new amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), there has been a knock-on effect for seafarer optimism.

After more than two years of uncertainty caused by covid, seafarers are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel with restrictions easing across the globe, something that is clearly reflected with the pick up in mood at sea.

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