WellAtSea Stories

Many stories matter… stories can [sic] be used to empower, and to humanize.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author

Case Study

Pilot on 19 tanker and gas vessels for BW Group

A pilot study was conducted for the BW Group from June 2018 to March 2019 across 400 seafarers on-board 19 vessels. The project aimed to increase the engagement, mental resilience, physical fitness and socialization of crew. Initial findings showed us that there was a decrease in smoking, hypertension, and the overweight / obese population. Through […]

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Crew Testimonials

November 20, 2018

Master

The program is helpful for all the crew onboard as they are enthusiastically participating in the event regularly. All the members are enrolled in the system [sic] and are updating the progress while accepting and performing the challenges mentioned on the site. I can see that all crew are voluntarily coming forward to improve their […]

January 16, 2019

4th Engineer

This is rather an appreciation message than a feedback on the [program] onboard [vessel name]. When we were given the orientation seminar about the “Wellness Program” back in Manila, two things came in to my head. First, this program is “impossible” to implement and, no one will ever dedicate so much time onboard for this […]

January 12, 2019

Oiler

Personally, I was able to quit my smoking habit and got time to visit gym from time to time. With the company’s policy of minimizing the alcohol consumption, wellness program played a role in diverting some idle time into a productive one.

February 19, 2019

2nd Cook

Now that I [have] joined the program some changes [have taken place such as] in my weight. Before [the program] I [weighed] 77 kg, [6 months after, I am] now 71 kg, I [have] also [started] doing this meditation every end of the day before going to bed and it [has] helped me relax my […]