Seafarer Happiness Shows Steady Upward Trend

After prolonged periods of despair occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 marked a year of recovery for seafarer welfare with happiness levels rising across the board to new highs according to the latest Seafarers Happiness Index.

The Mission to Seafarers index, which is the commercial shipping industry’s barometer of sentiment at sea, shows that seafarer happiness has sustained an upward trend throughout the year, reaching an average of 7.69 on a scale of 10 in the last quarter of last year, up from 7.3 in the third quarter.

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