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New report highlights the impact of Covid-19 on British seafarers

Posted on 1st October 2021

On World Maritime Day yesterday, researchers from Solent University, Southampton have released a new report outlining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on British seafarers.

The forgotten keyworkers: challenges faced by British seafarers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, is funded by Solent University, the Merchant Navy Welfare Board and Nautilus International.  It explores the experiences of British seafarers during the pandemic. and looks at impacts on the organisation of employment; health and well-being; recruitment, retention and career progression; finances; and support.

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