Fatigue results from prolonged mental or physical activity, extended periods of stress,
exposure to hard working conditions or loss of rest and sleep. The result of fatigue leads to
performance and alertness diminution.

Fatigue is a problem for all ship personnel causing hazardous side effects for the safety of
the ship, its crew, its cargo as well as to the environment. Safe ship operation requires
constant crew alertness and extreme concentration from ship personnel.

Fatigue is hazardous because it affects the crew regardless of competency, knowledge and
training. The following  
notes  are few recommendations for Shipowners and Masters for
prevention of fatigue.
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