Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) places a great deal of emphasis on the work life balance of its sea crews. WSM contributes money monthly to the ship's club which the crew is free to spend as they wish. It also encourages outdoor games such as basketball, badminton, and cricket and ships have a full gym
Many WSM vessels have VSAT which enables the seafarer to easily and frequently stay in touch with their family via internet and telephone. Free email is provided to all seafarers.
Offices in large supply countries have family support departments which support the families wherever possible in situations such as flooding and natural calamities by offering physical and monetary support and temporary housing etc. WSM also funds social events and gatherings and fun-days for families and children.