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Maritime Charities Extend Funding For Retraining Until End Of Year
The Maritime Charities Group (MCG), Trinity House, Nautilus Slater Fund and the Merchant Navy Welfare Board have announced the extension of the MCG Retraining and Redundancy Bursary Fund until the end of this year. The fund, whi ...
IMarEST Hosting The 1st Global Conference for Seafarer Mental Health & Wellbeing
Marine Professionals - IMarEST will be hosting the 1st Global Conference for Seafarer Mental Health and Wellbeing, which will be taking place on the 25th – 26th May 2021.The event will bring together key stakeholders from across t ...
Seafarers Hospital Society & Yale University Announce Landmark Study
Seafarers Hospital Society And Yale University Announce Landmark Study Of Maritime Worker Health Initiatives The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) and Yale University are collaborating on a landmark study to determine the effect ...
Defence Medical Welfare Service win Charity of the Year
Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) have been awarded Charity of the Year at the South West Business and Community Awards. The award recognises the work delivered by DMWS in the South of England supporting the armed forces, v ...
Seafarers' International Relief Fund
The COVID-19 crisis in India is already out of control and as the pandemic continues to increase in ferocity, seafarers and their families are in desperate need of our collective help. The Seafarers' Charity call on the industry t ...
Nominations for the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service close 31.05.2021
The closing date for nominations for the 2021 Merchant Navy Medal is fast approaching and the Department for Transport is still inviting nominations. A bit more about the Medal This will be the 6th year that awards will be mad ...
Durban PWC shares the significant need that seafarers have for welfare support
We have great pleasure in sharing with you this powerful and thought provoking presentation from the Durban PWC to the Durban Chapter of the South African Association of Ship Operators and Agents (SAASOA). The presentation share ...
International Labour Day: Solidarity is key to our common survival & prosperity
In a statement issued to mark May Day, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, calls on workers, employers, governments, international organizations and all who are committed to building back better, to join forces to bring in a world ...
Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society Pays Tribute to Former Chief Executive
The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has paid tribute to former Chief Executive and decorated Royal Navy Officer, Commodore Malcolm Williams CBE who tragically passed away following a road traffic accident last week. Malcolm retir ...
The Seafarers' Charity and the CaptainTom100 Challenge
The Seafarers’ Charity are a part of the CaptainTom100 challenge which encourages people to create a challenge based around the number 100 this could be bake 100 cakes, score 100 goals, walk 100 miles. There are no rules (apart fr ...
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