Mindfulness – what’s it all about?

June 2018

Perhaps we should start by defining the term mindfulness. According to the publication “Mindful: healthy mind, healthy living”, mindfulness is: “…the basic human ability to be fully present, ...

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Bullying & Harassment

May 2018

Amendments to the MLC 2006 convention aimed to better protect seafarers against harassment on board will come into force by December 2018. Under the new guidance, harassment ...

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Increasing Crew Productivity

April 2018

We know that working with the dream team results in the impression that the job is easier, although nothing in the work itself has changed. The difference ...

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Great Mentors - could you be one?

March 2018

How much learning occurs on the job? We know that a ‘greeny’ fresh out of school and clutching their STCW will join your vessel keen as mustard ...

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Leading Millennials

February 2018

So what is a ‘Millennial’ and what makes them so different and difficult to manage compared to previous generations? Words that are often used to describe Millennials include ...

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New Leaders - the challenges of stepping up

December 2017

The transition to management isn’t easy. You are promoted because you have at last mastered all the technical aspects of your previous role, only now your undertaking ...

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Upcoming Events

If you’d rather find us at an event near you, then here are the places we’ll be in the next few months.

In Fort Lauderdale

Week 18th June

We will be in Fort Lauderdal week of the 18th June - drop us a line for a catch-up!


29 June - 1 July 2018

Need your HELM O - a few spaces still remain at UKSA - join us there!