The demand for offshore workers has significantly increased when the demand for oil products rose. And while living in the open sea for several months’ time sounds quite the adventure, it is also dangerous and uncomfortable.
Think about it.
The sea can be a harsh environment for a normal person to live in. The salt water which comprises most of the sea do not even support human life. Even if people were to live in crew ships, rations would eventually run out or spoil causing food shortages that may lead to worse situations. To top it off sleeping on boats or ships that ride on the sea’s tall waves can be very uncomfortable – not to mention nauseating. In short, the quality of life sea workers often find themselves in is mostly uncomfortable. Leaving others with no other choice but to abandon their posts and return home where warm …