When Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar in 2008 the Bernhard Schulte Management (BSM) disaster relief fund helped rebuild and repair the homes of seafarers’ families. Financial support is made available for personal crises and sickness and free repatriation is offered. On a lighter note staff on board vessels enjoy games, films, books and even karaoke! Gyms and pools are available on board to maintain fitness and nutrition is giving top priority with BSM’s own catering company, Messrs Seachef. Free email facilities and cheap phone calls maintain family contact while a wives clubs supports spouses while seafarers are away.