Seafarer job satisfaction hits eight-year low

Seafarer job satisfaction hits eight-year low

(LONDON) — The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published Thursday by The Mission to Seafarers, reveals the lowest levels of seafarer satisfaction in the past eight years, with the measure of overall happiness decreasing from 6.41 to 5.85 and levels dropping across all categories. The survey, undertaken with the support of the Standard Club, reports on the first quarter of…
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Philly Shipyard confirms award for fifth NSMV

Philly Shipyard confirms award for fifth NSMV

(PHILADELPHIA) — Philly Shipyard on Sunday announced the authorization by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) and subsequent order from TOTE Services for the construction of one additional national security multi-mission vessel (NSMV). The authorization marks the fifth and final NSMV in the training ship series. This modern vessel will replace the aging training vessel at California State…
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