A review of seafarers welfare literature: a decade of progress or lost opportunities?

  • Calderon, Marlene (CoI)
  • Henderson, Steven (PI)
  • Pike, Kate (CoI)
  • Jagosh, Justin (CoI)

    Project Details

    Academic description

    Prepared in response to a request made by the Maritime Charities Group (MCG), to gather, review and collate studies that examine aspects of seafarer welfare in the period 2006-2016. The focus of the review is trained upon academic studies, although industry studies and opinion pieces will inform the discussion.
    The focus of this research is on working-age seafarers with a merchant navy background
    Short titleSeafarers Welfare Literature
    Effective start/end date16/01/1730/06/17


    • Maritime Charities Group

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


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