Living On Board

Seafaring has its advantages and challenges, like any career. Learning new skills, building friendships, and visiting different cities are all benefits of the job. However, work at sea can be physically demanding and dangerous. Good information about the nature of life at sea helps those seeking a career in the industry decide if the maritime field is right for them. In this video, you'll learn about the benefits and trials of living and working on board, and how to thrive as a seafarer.


  • Learn about the most common physical challenges of living on board, like hand and foot injuries, and review ways to prevent them
  • See tips for managing fatigue at sea, including proper nutrition and rest
  • Review the signs of stress from cold and heat, and the appropriate protective clothing
  • Understand the mental challenges of seafaring, and who to talk to if you are experiencing difficulties
Available on:On Demand
Length: 11
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-106
Categories: HR & Familiarization
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)

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