Year: 2019

Happiness index reveals seafarers ‘overworked’ and ‘underappreciated’

From the Safety at Sea website: Crew happiness is on the decline, with respondents to the latest Seafarer Happiness Index (SHI) stating that they feel isolated, overworked, and underappreciated. Conducted by the Mission to Seafarers across websites and social media, the quarterly index uses responses to 10 standard questions to assess how seafarers feel about […]

Sailors’ Society appoints Auckland Port Chaplain

Sailors’ Society has appointed Aaron Ironside as the Society’s Port Chaplain in Auckland and National Chaplain. This is a new full-time position, Aaron taking over from Major David Millar who was the Auckland port chaplain, on a part-time basis, for almost 20 years until he retired in September 2018. The Society’s Chairman, Terry Nobbs, welcomed […]