Cruise, Ferry Crews Among the Unhappiest, Report Finds

Seafarers working onboard cruise vessels and ferries rank among the unhappiest in the shipping industry, a new report released by the Mission to Seafarers shows.

The Seafarers Happiness Index report for Q2 2019, which is produced in association with P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, found that cruise and ferry crews had an average score of 5.3/10 on their general happiness level. This is 15 percent less than the global average across all vessel types, which stands at 6.27 this quarter.

Happiness levels for those working on tankers, bulk carriers and containerships were all close to the global average, coming in at around 6.3/10.

Read more at World Maritime News

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