Monday, the 3rd of September 2018 is Merchant Navy Day, it is intended to raise awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on seafarers, this campaign invites Councils and Local Authorities to fly the Red Ensign ashore on top of civic buildings and on prominent flagpoles on Merchant Navy Day.
IMO’s Day of the Seafarer on the 25th of June, takes place during Seafarer Awareness Week and this year it will address issues of seafarers’ wellbeing and in particular their mental health. In recent years seafarer’s mental health has been a growing topic of conversation which is now frequently talked
Since 2010 the charity Seafarers UK has coordinated and promoted Seafarers Awareness Week, in June each year, to raise public awareness of the UK’s reliance on seafarers and the shipping industry.
At the 2018 Wellness at sea conference, by the Saliors Society, Rafael Lefkowitz, from Yale University’s occupational medicine programme, said a survey of more 1,000 seafarers, showed that more than one-quarter had screened positive for signs of depression. Mental health of seafarers has been a growing topic within the industry
When it comes to the interviewing for a role, thanks to technology, companies sometimes no longer require you to attend their office for an interview, and will conduct it from the comfort of your home via a video call service such as Skype. This can be a blessing or a
The process for applying for a job with shipping companies hasn’t changed much over the years. All companies want to see your sea service and qualifications/certification before deciding whether to shortlist you for a role. Which is why we thought it would be useful to give you some top tips
On Monday the 5th of February, the Annual UK Chamber of Shipping 2018 Dinner, was held in London and attended by Ankaa’s Managing Director, Ian Livingstone as a guest of Serco Northlink Ferries Ltd.
By now you will have signed up to my-ankaa, downloaded the app, liked our Facebook page (Thanks for that by the way!) completed your profile, uploaded your certificates and set your alerts, so that’s you done, right? You can just sit back and relax?
My-ankaa is the only app and portal that is built by seafarers for seafarers, which meets the everyday needs of seafarers working in maritime industry under the scrutiny of MLC.