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Impact Barometer Survey

9th July

The Impact Barometer survey which was highlighted at our COVID-19 Working Group meeting by Dr. Daniel King FCIPD (Academic) Professor of Organisation Studies at Nottingham Trent University,  looks at the pandemic’s effect on organ ...
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Careers in Maritime Open Days at Solent University

8th July

Saturday 9 October On-Campus Maritime Open Day 9.30am-2pm Booking link (please note that this event will be added this afternoon to the booking form, so don’t be confused if you cannot see it on the form this morning): http ...
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Guild of Benevolence

7th July

The Guild was established in 1912, by the Institute in co-operation with the Daily Chronicle, to support the dependants of the 35 marine engineers on the RMS Titanic, all of whom perished whilst maintaining electrical power, kee ...
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Safer Waves Helping To Provide Seafarers With Support

2nd July

Safer Waves was set up in 2019 to provide support to merchant seafarers who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, or gender discrimination on board. They are a registered charity who aim to create a safe space, ...
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MCA Guidance on the long-term impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on fishers’ wellbeing

28th June

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency with the help of The Seafarers' Charity have published the MIN 663 (F) Guidance on the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fishers’ wellbeing. This document is intended to help vesse ...
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British Forces Gibraltar raises £750 for Mediterranean Mission to Seafarers

10th June

Commodore Steve Dainton, Commander British Forces (CBF) Gibraltar, handed over a cheque for £750.00 to Reverend Ron Curtis, Port Chaplain of the Mediterranean Mission to Seafarers Gibraltar.   This followed a recent charity fund ...
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ITF Inspectors Recover $45m In Seafarers’ Wages Amidst Record-High Abandonments

8th June

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) have released new figures which show $44,613,880 USD of seafarers' owed wages were recovered by ITF's network of inspectors across the world last year. While the amount of sh ...
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Maritime Charity Shares Findings on Seafarer Mental Health & Wellbeing Training

26th May

Today the Maritime Charities Group (MCG) will be sharing lessons learnt about mental health and wellbeing awareness training for seafarers with delegates from across the maritime sector at the 1st Global Conference for Seafarer ...
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Welfare Board gets national recognition through formal agreement with MCA

19th May

Seafarers’ and fishers’ welfare has been boosted following the signing of a formal agreement between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the Merchant Navy Welfare Board.The Memorandum of Understanding sets out ways both will wo ...
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Maritime Charities Extend Funding For Retraining Until End Of Year

14th May

The Maritime Charities Group (MCG), Trinity House, Nautilus Slater Fund and the Merchant Navy Welfare Board have announced the extension of the MCG Retraining and Redundancy Bursary Fund until the end of this year. The fund, whi ...
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