Supporting Seafarers

Merchant Navy Welfare Board

Our Mission

Supporting the provision of quality welfare services for seafarers and their dependants

The work of MNWB is to help improve the effectiveness of all those charities caring for merchant seafarers, fishermen and their dependants.

About us
2,225

Training Certificates

Since March 2021 we have issued over 2,225 training certificates to online course attendees

11,500

SIM cards

We’ve given out over 11,500 free SIM cards to Ukrainian seafarers to make contact with loved ones during the war with Russia.

£1.5million

Grants given away

Over £1.5million has been invested in our Vehicle Replacement Programme

Grant Applications

Does your organisation support seafarer wellbeing or run projects that benefit the maritime industry? We provide grant funding for suitable projects. Contact us today for more information or start your application now.

Are you a serving or retired UK seafarer?

Seafarer Support is a free confidential telephone and online referral service for serving and former UK seafarers and their families in times of need.

Call us on: 0800 121 4765