A recent incident in the United States highlights that when a vessel is in port and something happens, there is a chance it’s being caught on camera.


The ‘flesh eating’ disease necrotising fasciitis is thankfully rare, but two recent cases show it can happen to seafarers.


New industry guidance and advent of wearable tech in fight to tackle seafarer fatigue.


Mind Matters is a North initiative to provide our Members with materials to support their crew in maintaining emotional wellbeing at sea and to give guidance if problems arise.


Our latest signals article discusses the importance of caring properly for your kidneys, flags the warning symptoms of kidney conditions and advises steps to take to keep your kidneys healthy.


Stowaway trends have shifted in the last 18 months, with more leaving Southern Europe to head to the UK.


North’s post Repatriation Medical Programme provides better care for Filipino seafarers.


Telemedicine services have the potential to provide effective medical advice at sea and remote ports.


Futurenautics have published the findings of their Crew Connectivity 2018 Survey. It is full of facts and figures and we look at some of the key headlines.


The Importance of Wearing Sunglasses – what to consider and what to avoid.


The recent outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa, which has reportedly killed almost 200 people, serves as a timely reminder of the importance of food safety.


Stroke. Heart attack. Sudden loss of vision. These are just some of the potential complications of uncontrolled hypertension and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.