The Union also supports surveys run by individual members and external organisations, where their results may impact on our members or contribute to good practice in the wider industry. To speak to Nautilus about collaborating on a survey, please contact the communications department at [email protected].
The outcomes from recent Union surveys can be found in the publications section of the website. Any surveys currently running are listed below.
Nautilus International is seeking members' views on the development of autonomous and ‘smart’ ships. The 18 unions belonging to the Nautilus Federation — representing almost 85,000 maritime professionals — are working together on the initiative to ensure that the voice of seafarers is heard as the debate over automation in shipping intensifies.
UK Merchant Navy veterans of global conflict were urged to voice their welfare needs before the deadline of 31 August in this survey being carried out on behalf of the Nautilus Welfare Fund and Seafarers UK. The project will be reviewed and updated later in September.
The survey forms part of wider research being carried out by the charity and Yale University under the Sailors’ Society Wellness at Sea programme, which promotes onboard health and wellbeing.
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Their findings are being analysed and will be used to develop more comprehensive future guidance to employers and employees to improve wellbeing onboard ships.
The Union teamed up with Martek to explore the provision and effectiveness of healthcare services onboard seafaring vessels.
The University of Central Lancashire’s Law School — is conducting research into whether corporate manslaughter legislation could be used to enforce better compliance with the International Safety Management (ISM) Code.
The survey, launched at the UK October 2016 branch conference, was a result of a motion to the Union’ General Meeting in October last year. It asked members whether they have suffered any bullying or harassment as a consequence of a diversity issue and whether the Union could do more to support them.