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Study on fatigue at sea yields interesting nuggets

Exhausted crew members are at risk of long-term health issues; sailors' mood and cohesion on board suffers on long trips. Fatigue-risk management systems are needed

WHILE it may seem obvious that fatigued crew members on board ships pose a danger and that their health is at risk, new research has shed more light on the issue.

The final report of a three-year US$1 million project on fatigue at sea was presented to delegates at the International...

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