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Crewing demographic timebomb laid bare

"When you read and hear about life at sea, can you help but wonder where the future of our industry is headed? The themes and anecdotes are predominantly negative: seafarers’ welfare must be improved, seafarers are not getting enough rest, seafarers need more access to social media, criminalisation of seafarers is becoming commonplace, the capability and reliability of seafarers is on the decline, salaries are low compared to shoreside positions… and so on. Why would anyone want to start a career at sea?

You can read the full original article and comment hereThis article was originally published in Splash24/7, written by Scott Bergeron, CEO, Liberian Registry. 

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