The Bristol Port Welfare Committee comprises of 19 members who between them represent a wide range of maritime agencies and societies involved with seafarers' welfare.

The Committee provides a forum where all those involved in seafarers’ welfare can meet regularly, share information, provide mutual support and generally network. They also provide an opportunity to brief members on wider issues that may affect seafarers and their families visiting or resident around their ports.

The Bristol Port Welfare Committee meets three times per year. Meetings are held at Bristol International Seafarers Centre in Portbury; Bristol Port Company and Sharpness Docks.

2021 Meetings are as follows:

Tuesday, 2nd March - General Meeting, Remote

Tuesday, 29th June - General Meeting, Remote

Tuesday, 16th November - Annual General Meeting, Bristol Seafarers Centre


Mr Garry Strickland (Sharpness Dock Ltd)

Vice Chairman

Mr Dan Willmott (Bristol Port Health Authority)

Click here to download the Bristol Port Information Leaflet

Click here to download the Sharpness Port Information Leaflet

For further information, please contact the Port Welfare Committee Manager, Tom Holmer via

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Complaints Policy© Copyright 2022 Merchant Navy Welfare Board | Web Design By Toolkit Websites