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SHIPPINGInsight webinar : Seafarer Welfare

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.

Featured participants in the webinar included:

  • Tom Jenkins, AFNI – Deputy Director, Investigations Department, The BMA
  • Marissa Baker, University of Washington Research
  • Ben 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.