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High-profile speakers unveiled for conference

25th July

  The Maritime Charities Group (MCG) has announced details of its high-profile conference which is returning for the first time since 2019. Top of the bill - at the Trinity House event on Tuesday September 6 - are Maritime Minis ...
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MNWB responds to mental health report

12th July

MNWB responds to new report on mental health and wellbeing A new report into seafarers’ mental health and wellbeing has been published by the Department for Transport and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).   The report ...
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Nominations closing soon for prestigious award

6th July

  Nominations closing soon for prestigious seafarer award The deadline is fast-approaching for a prestigious welfare award in the maritime sector. The Annual Award for Service to Seafarers’ Welfare, founded in 1988 by the Merch ...
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Maritime charities thank accommodation providers

4th July

The Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) and Trinity House have joined forces on behalf of the maritime charity sector to thank and congratulate hundreds of staff and volunteers for providing ‘exceptional’ support to UK Merchant N ...
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Maritime charities support ex-P&O Ferries staff

30th June

Maritime welfare charities are pulling together to publicise the support available to seafarers who have been made redundant, including ex P&O Ferries staff. The Maritime Charities Group Redundancy and Retraining Bursary provid ...
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Ensuring seafarers prosper

24th June

A Day in 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 introduction ...
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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

A Day in 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 Merch ...
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