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MNWB Team Attend Ceremony For Those Supporting Seafarers The Through Pandemic
The Boards PWC Manager Sarah Edward and Executive Assistant Celia Jackson were excited today to have been able to attend their first ‘work outing’ in months in a car park in Southampton Docks! The Nautical Institute have bee ...
Fly The Red Ensign Campaign
Seafarers UK is calling on fellow members of the Maritime Charities Group to support the charity’s annual ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’ campaign. With no public flag-hoisting ceremonies being encouraged this year ...
New Opportunities at Care Ashore
The maritime charity Care Ashore located in Surrey currently has applications open for the Chief Executive and Trustee role. A main requirement that the charity are looking for in their new Chief Executive is someone with a high ...
MiFi Project Extended To Help Seafarers Connect With The Rest Of The World
The MNWB are delighted to announce that the UK Department of Transport, MNWB and Seafarers UK are collaborating on a partnership project to provide seafarers on ships visiting UK ports with access to free internet. Working with ...
Maritime Charities Launch Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Training Standard
The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and ...
MNWB Appoints Two New Trustees
The MNWB is pleased to welcome the following two new trustees who bring with them a vast range of expertise and knowledge to the Board’s Council of Management Adrian Hodgson, UK Chamber of Shipping, will be joining the Council ...
A heartfelt plea on Day of the Seafarer – Don’t Forget the Families
As the International Maritime Organization makes a call for seafarers worldwide to be recognised as key workers, the welfare charity Seafarers UK has issued a public plea to remember seafarers’ families impacted by the coronavir ...
Best Management Practices: ICMA Guidance For Maritime Ministry During COVID-19
The International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) has produced a best management practice guidance document for maritime ministries during COVID-19.The protocols listed in the ICMA best management practice document seek to o ...
MNWB CEO Peter Tomlin Radio 2 Shout-out to Seafarers
Our CEO Peter Tomlin was delighted to have his birthday message which was aimed towards seafarers, read out on theBBC Radio 2 programme on Thursday 4th June. The message starts at 1:48:24 and highlights the work seafarers are curr ...
Fatigued, fearful and far from home
Tommy Molloy, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Inspector, Liverpool, North West England and Wales wrote a very insightful piece about the issues seafarers are facing due to COVID-19. To view his article plesae che ...
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