WellAtSea Stories

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

March 2020

Officer

In spot light awareness we had followed as per the work book which is very useful. We had given the right to choose their own partner after choosing the partner spot light awareness where conducted batch (two person only) by batch, by giving them a calm and a quiet place to talk. After we finished […]

February 2020

3rd Engineer

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for this platform which has helped me in a way that I don’t believe was even possible. Being a smoker for the last 10 to 12 years I never had the feeling to quit smoking well thanks to the Strengthen Your Heart challenge and the […]

February 2020

Master

You will be pleased to know we are taking initiative here onboard to inculcate physical as well as mental fitness and well being among the crew onboard. We have regular sessions activities and onboard challenges among the crew. All onboard are being encouraged to make positive lifestyle change and results are very positive. Social interaction […]

January 2020

Engine Cadet

I like the team that everyone joined. It forced me to change my mind and habits as my own health plan. The crew on board share the idea and skills with me, which pushes me to access of the good health condition.

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 […]

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.

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 […]

We are proud to have taken home the Newcomer of The Year award from CrewConnect Global 2019. WellAtSea continues to motivate crew across the world on how to enhance their physical and mental well-being. We are happy to grow and share our work with the rest of the community.

Newcomer of The Year award