IMO Highlights Seafarers’ Well-being and Mental Health on Today’s International Day of the Seafarer

Happy International Day of the Seafarer! Each year on June 25 the International Maritime Organization marks the Day of the Seafarer as a way to recognize the global seafaring community, as well as seafarers' contributions to the overall global economy. Each year, the IMO designates a theme which it highlights through social media campaigns. The 2018 Day of the Seafarer … [Read more...]

IMO Gearing Up for ‘Day of the Seafarer’

The International Maritime Organization is getting ready to celebrate its sixth annual international Day of the Seafarer on June 25th. The theme of this year's celebration is "At Sea for All", a reminder to the world of how and why seafarers are indispensable to everyone and not just for the shipping industry or for their own career purposes. To help celebrate, the IMO is … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – This is What a #CareerAtSea Looks Like

In honor of today's international Day of the Seafarer celebration, the International Maritime Organization asked us share with the world what a career at sea looks like. Day of the Seafarer is an official United Nations observance held each year on June 25th in honor of the world's 1.5 million seafarers and the contributions they make in the name of world trade and … [Read more...]

WATCH: This is What Six Months at Sea in the Merchant Marine Looks Like

In this short documentary, Martin Machado tries to answer some of the common questions that he usually gets about shipping including: what does a #CareerAtSea look like? We are reposting this video today - June 25 - in honor of international Day of the Seafarer 2015, focussing on the them maritime education and, more specifically, what exactly a career at sea looks … [Read more...]

Happy Day of the Seafarer 2015! What Does Your #CareerAtSea Look Like?

Happy Day of the Seafarer 2015! This year the International Maritime Organization is focussing on the theme maritime education. But not just formal education, but educating the general public about what a career at sea looks like. While most people go to work at an office, local business, factories, etc., but a career at sea is a whole different story. The IMO is … [Read more...]