SHIPPINGInsight webinar : Seafarer Welfare Category BMA News Date Posted 28 June 2021 Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn SHIPPINGInsight webinar : Seafarer Welfare The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) has recently launched a Seafarer COVID-19 Welfare Survey across industry. The study will be used to assess and analyse the impact of mental health issues affecting our seafarers onboard, explore the necessary improvements required, and justify changes at the local and international level. Details of The BMA's Seafarer COVID-19 Welfare Survey can be found here Featured participants in the webinar included: Tom Jenkins, AFNI – Deputy Director, Investigations Department, The BMAMarissa Baker, University of Washington ResearchBen Bailey, Mission to Seafarers Chireg Bahei, ISWAN Capt. Steve Bomgardner, Regional Director (Americas) & Global Business Development Director, The BMA Exclusive interview with Tom Jenkins, from The BMA’s Investigations Department and Carleen Lyden Walker IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador SHIPPINGInsight’s Carleen Lyden Walker interviews Tom Jenkins, Head of the Investigations Department at The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) on its continual commitment to learning about seafarer welfare issues. The principal objective of The BMA’s ongoing survey is to help bring resolution to this vital component of the maritime industry that is often overlooked.