Relationships

ITALY ALLOWS MAERSK BOXSHIP TO OFFLOAD MIGRANTS IN SICILY

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the government of Italy relented to pressure from ship owners and rights groups and allowed the boxship Maersk Alexander to offload rescued maritime migrants at Pozzallo, Sicily. She had been waiting at anchor with more than 100 survivors on board since the weekend. “The crew on Alexander Maersk has done a …

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CONNECTIVITY BOOSTS SEAFARERS’ WELLBEING

On the Day of the Seafarer, satellite operator Inmarsat published a report on the value of connectivity for seafarers’ wellbeing. International maritime charity Sailors’ Society, which helps seafarers and their families with welfare and practical support, worked with Inmarsat and with researchers from Royal Holloway, University of London, to examine …

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MARRIAGE CHANGES YOU PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY, HERE’S THE SCIENCE BEHIND WHY

Every summer, thousands and thousands of couples tie the knot. That decision has lasting effects on their health over time. Researchers have identified a variety of trends that show how getting married changes people. There has historically been an idea that marriage is good for your physical and mental health, perhaps due …

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