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IoM Ship Registry to launch seafarer welfare app

It is due to be available next month

Around eleven thousand seafarers are to benefit from a welfare app designed by the Isle of Man Ship Registry.

Workers sailing on more than 400 vessels under the Isle of Man flag, will be able to access its mental-health support services and online social activities.

It's the first app believed to be created by a ship registry and is due to launch next month.

Director Cameron Mitchell says more support is needed, given the current coronavirus pandemic: