Risk & benefit

With costs being cut from the charter and companies seafarers are being put at greater disadvantage which is putting there health and wellbeing at risk. Risking a crew's health can have serious consequences.

If we do not look after our crew, keep fit and health, eat the right foods we can put our seafarers, ourselves, the company and the vessel at great risk.

Risk's of poor health can include but are not limited to

The benefits of helping your crew lead a fitter and healthier life can include, but are not limited to: 

Crew

Risks

  • Loss of Career,

  • Serious risk to life,

  • Obesity, risk of:

    • Diabetes 

    • Heart problems

    • Depression

    • High blood pressure 

  • Gastro intestinal issues 

    • Chrones

    • Colitis

  • Lack of sleep

    • Lack of attentiveness on bridge

      • Risk of collision. 

  • Increased risk of accidents 

Benefits

  • As a crew member you will be assisted on the way to leading a fitter and healthier lifestyle to prevent:

    • loss of career,

    • Being diagnosed with a serious potentially life threatening condition. 

  • This is not a quick fix this is a sustainable long term plan, to change the mindset of all parties involved. 

  • And, if your shore team takes parts you can for once compete against the staff!

  • Feel more alert

  • Feel healthier

  • Find work easier

  • Be more alert on the bridge

  • Sleep better

  • Increase stamina

  • Look increadable.

 

 

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Company

Risks

  • Lack of sleep = lack of attentiveness = risk of collision

  • Lack of health = unexpected sick leave =

    • Medical Costs

    • Off-hire costs

    • Medical evacuation

  • Increased risk of accident's at sea + cost implication 

  • Massive financial risk due to:

    • illness,

    • accident

  • Loss of investment in crew members

    • If a crew member is deemed unfit one will have to reinvest training crew members to the same standard.

Benefits

The benefits of helping your crew lead a fitter and healthier life can include, but are not limited to: 

 

  • Possible benefits:

  • Reduce the risk of off hire days due to sickness or injury

  • Reduce the risk of injury at sea by improved fitness and health

  • Improve crew moral

  • Improve crew retention 

  • Protect investment both crew and vessel 

  • Reduce risk of collision due to increase attentiveness on the bridge

  • Potential reduction in P&I Premiums

 

 

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