BARCELONA, SPAIN – OCTOBER 5TH 2022
“The Seafarer’s Identity“
Place: Universitat de Barcelona (FdFiC), Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, 08007 Barcelona
Time: 2:00 p.m.
At the Barcelona Maritime Forum the multifaceted cultures within the merchant navy were analysed and discussed. It is within this multicultural context that the construction of different cultures occur. If maritime managers are to work successfully with their designated ships, and the seafarers working and living aboard these ships, they need to understand that different cultures exist within the industry. The argument put forward is that maritime management needs the necessary soft skills to develop cultural awareness and become culturally sensitive.