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Maritime Charities Launch Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Training Standard

8th July

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 ...
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MNWB Appoints Two New Trustees

26th June

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 ...
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A heartfelt plea on Day of the Seafarer – Don’t Forget the Families

25th June

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 ...
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Best Management Practices: ICMA Guidance For Maritime Ministry During COVID-19

12th June

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 ...
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MNWB CEO Peter Tomlin Radio 2 Shout-out to Seafarers

12th June

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 ...
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Fatigued, fearful and far from home

12th June

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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Seafarers Awareness Week

12th June

Seafarers UK have announced that this year their Seafarers Awareness Week, which takes place from 6th - 12th July, will focus on the families of merchant navy seafarers, including those stranded on vessels around the world.The cam ...
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Global Shipping Body Addresses The Health Concerns Of Seafarers During COVID-19

29th May

· Reports of seafarers being denied medical evacuation or access to ports despite serious medical conditions. · New guidance issued by ICS for shipowners and operators to deal with unwell seafarers · UN bodies to deliver guida ...
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Helpline cases triple as seafarers seek help during COVID-19 pandemic

13th May

International 24-hour helpline SeafarerHelp, operated by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), has experienced a surge in demand as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affects seafarers world ...
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MNWB Helps Members Combat COVID-19

6th May

Throughout the crisis, the MNWB has brought together the Merchant Navy & Fishing Fleets (MN/FF) welfare sector with weekly working group meetings involving the UK Government Department of Transport, MCA, Chamber of Shipping, mar ...
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