Series two

Criminalisation of Seafarers

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The criminalisation of seafarers has been observed as a growing phenomenon for more than thirty years. In this episode, we discuss the many challenges that confront the 21st century Master in their professional conduct.

Collective Bargaining

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In this episode, we explore the role that IMEC plays in collective bargaining agreements that affect vast numbers of seafarers, whilst also discussing the relationship between flags and quality.

Future Skills

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In this episode, we discuss the hard and soft skills that our seafarers need today and for the future, and investigate the changing qualification landscape and new technologies.

Planning your Career

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We understand that finding your first job can be difficult.  In this episode, we discuss which areas of the industry are  experiencing growth, how to stand out to recruiters and writing the perfect CV.

Safety Culture

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Seafarers are exposed to many risks at sea, and enclosed spaces remain one of the biggest threats. In this episode, we discuss what more can be done to protect seafarer safety and improve safety culture.

Orals Prep

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Preparing for your oral examination can be incredibly stressful and seem like an impossible challenge. We’ve put together this episode to give some hints and tips on how to stay calm and focused leading up to your big day. 

Wellness at Sea

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Seafarers work in some of the most difficult conditions in the world, often spending months away from their loved ones. In this episode, we look at both the importance of wellness and how the industry can support wellness at sea.

Marine Insurance

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Over a dozen Lloyd's syndicates have dropped marine underwriting in recent months, with more assessing whether to drop out. In this episode, we ask what is happening in the world of marine insurance and what's next.

Life at Sea

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There are an estimated 1.6 million seafarers worldwide from all different backgrounds. In this episode, we explore what life at sea is like and discuss the ups, downs and everything in-between of being at sea.

IMO 2020 & Clean Fuel

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From 1 January 2020, the International Maritime Organisation will enforce a new 0.5% global sulphur cap on fuel content in a bid to tackle growing environmental concerns. In this episode, we explore how the industry will need to adapt to the unprecedented change in the marine fuel landscape.