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Webinar invitation: Fatigue’s effect on seafarers

Fatigue at sea is a highly topical area of research as the problems of mental health and wellbeing are being increasingly recognised by society. Ships’ crews are under increasing pressure from competitive voyage schedules and have to handle their tasks with fewer crew members. Evidence from accident records and research literature both point to the serious impact that sleepiness and fatigue may have on the safety and welfare of seafarers. “Project Martha” is a research project focussed on the short and long-term effects of fatigue on seafarers.

In this webinar Dr Claire Pekcan, Professor of Maritime Applied Psychology, at the Warsash Maritime Academy of the Southampton Solent University and Dr Mike Barnett, Emeritus Professor at the School of Maritime, Science & Engineering of the Southampton Solent University, will discuss the findings of “Project Martha” and measures aimed to reduce the risk of fatigue. 

Following the introductory presentation of the report about “Project Martha” there will be time for Q&A with the speakers.

The full report is available here:


Wednesday, 11 October 2017: 8:30-9:30 am UK time (9:30-10:30 am Hamburg time) - Click HERE to register

Thursday, 12 October 2017: 3:00 - 4:00 pm UK time (4:00 - 5:00 pm Hamburg time) - Click HERE to register


This webinar is free of charge. Feel free to share this information with interested colleagues.

If you have questions about the programme please contact Melanie Grossewinkelmann (

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