Mental and Emotional Preparation for Seafarers


  • Dr Poonam Kapoor


Working in the Merchant Navy can be rewarding, but also demanding. Seafarers face unique challenges that can affect their mental and emotional health, such as isolation, stress, fatigue, and culture shock. To deal with these challenges effectively, seafarers need to be mentally and emotionally prepared before and during their voyage. This article highlights the need for such preparation, not only for the youngsters but also to experienced officers and crew members on board.



How to Cite

PK. (2023). Mental and Emotional Preparation for Seafarers . ISFIRE Working Paper Series (ISSN NO: 2454-5597), 46. Retrieved from

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