Internet in the service of unemployed seamen.
French sea produce is experiencing some very stormy weather, high sea
storms you might even say.
The fishing boats are disarmed and the sailors are empty handed. It seems
that the economy and the ocean have conned their workers somewhere
along the line.
All in the same boat : the sailors are like fish out of water, there is much
gossip going on about the situation. Time's are certainly very hard.
Since 1989, we have found about a thousand marinal jobs, explains
Roger Craon on the deck of the Recouvrance. This,
however isn't enough, we have to really open up our
doors, start up contacts abroad. After the start of the
new school year we will be sending out CVs in English of our
members onto the internet.
Shipowners on the other side of the world will be able to get in touch
This cook is definitely not giving up, he aswell as others is managing to enjoy
the festivals in his present situation, having been unemployed for two years.
The finances aren't looking good, and my wife is expecting a baby.
With his two hands the cook grasps the ropes and holds on.
It isn't always so easy to stay hopeful.