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His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Board are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal family. His Royal Highness served in the Royal Navy and was ...
Maritime Charities Target Ratings With Extra Cash For Training
The Maritime Charities Group (MCG) is reminding ratings who’ve lost work due to Covid-19 that funding is available towards training and refresher courses that could help them get a new job or a new contract in the industry. Appl ...
Nominations Encouraged For The Merchant Navy Medal For Meritorious Service 2021
Nominations are open for the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service 2021. Our CEO Peter Tomlin has said: "These have been very challenging times and we know many people have gone above and beyond what is usually expected o ...
ISWAN - Project Manager Vacancy
TheInternational Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is a leading international seafarers’ welfare NGO that promotes the welfare of seafarers worldwide. ISWAN is looking for an experienced Project Manager to devel ...
Minister Praises UK Maritime Sector Collaboration
Complementing the UK maritime sector for “getting creative” and finding new ways to “stay connected” during the coronavirus crisis, Maritime Minister, Robert Courts MP attended the first Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) Covid- ...
New 24-hour Helpline Launched For Professional Yacht Crew
24th November 2020
From today, professional yacht crew anywhere in the world will be able to access 24-hour support via Yacht Crew Help, a new helpline launched by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). Despite the m ...
Careers in Maritime Open Days at Solent University
23rd November 2020
Careers in Maritime Open Days https://maritime.solent.ac.uk/maritime-open-days Careers in Maritime Virtual Open Day WhenSaturday 24 April 2021 - 10am-12.30pm (open for bookings)Saturday 12 June 2021 – 10am-12.30 ...
Canada's First National Seafarers' Welfare Board
17th November 2020
The pandemic has unfortunately placed additional hardships on seafarers and their families, and this kind of crisis illustrates the need for collaborative working and coordinated planning. In July, our Deputy CE Sharon Coveney a ...
Seafarers Delivering Christmas Campaign 2020
13th November 2020
The MNWB and IPWP Programme are pleased to be part of a joint maritime industry initiative entitled ‘Seafarers Delivering Christmas Campaign’ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the crew change crisis seafarers have been placed u ...
Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service 2020
12th November 2020
This year’s recipients for the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service have been announced!The award recognises those who have made a significant contribution to the Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets. We’d like to say a huge we ...
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