News

Ensuring seafarers prosper

24th June

In the Day of the Life of Aiden Harvey, who is MNWB’s Projects and Welfare Co-ordinator I’ve worked for the MNWB since 2017 and can genuinely say I never know what each day will bring, from researching the impact of the introdu ...
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New guide launched to help revive fishing sector

10th June

  New fishing guide produced to help sector ‘clean up its act’ Two leading maritime charities have joined forces to help improve welfare standards on fishing vessels with the launch of a new guide following some reports of labo ...
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Deadline looms for medal nominations

23rd May

Nomination deadline looms for prestigious maritime award Those in the maritime sector are being urged to submit nominations for a prestigious award before the deadline closes on Tuesday, May 31st. The Merchant Navy Medal for M ...
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MNWB launches multimillion pound grant scheme

19th May

Welfare charity launches multimillion pound grant scheme for maritime sector A new multimillion pound grant scheme that will revolutionise the maritime sector has been launched by a leading welfare charity. More than £2m is ...
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Making a difference

18th May

In the Day of the Life of Helen van Gass, who is the MNWB’s Welfare and Training Manager: Helen’s primary focus is to manage the Board’s Seafarer Support   helpline - a free, confidential referral service for serving and former ...
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Damning report into treatment of migrant fishers

17th May

New research reveals ‘jaw-dropping revelations’ into treatment of migrant fishers A number of migrant fishers have been subjected to physical violence and labour exploitation on UK fishing vessels, according to a new study. Da ...
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Support for seafarers during cost-of-living crisis

13th May

  Safety Net launched to boost financial resilience of UK merchant seafarers Two leading maritime charities have responded to the cost-of-living crisis with new resources to support UK seafarers. The Merchant Navy Welfare Boar ...
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MNWB’s Ambassadors’ Programme underway

10th May

The Merchant Navy Welfare Board’s (MNWB) ambitious new outreach programme that is designed to promote the profile and the work of the Board is underway. The MNWB Ambassadors’ Programme is being run by four high-profile maritime ...
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Solent University hosting maritime open days

20th April

Solent University is hosting a number of maritime-focused open days. The university’s careers in maritime on-campus open days will give you an insight into what a career in the industry has to offer, and the training programmes ...
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Ukrainian seafarers to receive 8,000 SIM cards

13th April

Thousands of Ukrainian seafarers visiting UK ports will be able to contact loved ones back home thanks to a national connectivity initiative the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) has signed up to. The Southampton-based charity ...
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