Social Interaction Matters (SIM) Project Report Phase Two

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The full report for Phase Two of ISWAN's Social Interaction Matters (SIM) Project, sponsored by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Red Ensign Group.

This report details the findings from phase two of ISWAN's Social Interaction Matters (SIM) Project and builds on the findings from phase one, including unprecedented research into the social side of life at sea.

The research obtained and examined first-hand accounts from seafarers to explore the impacts, drivers and barriers of social interaction whilst living and working on board. The recommendations, conclusions and guidance are underpinned from substantial research conducted with the participation of 21 vessels, from 10 different shipping companies operating worldwide.

The Executive Summary can be downloaded here.

The Guidance and Recommendations can be downloaded as a separate document here.

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