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Former MNWB CEO Takes On Volunteer Ambassador Role

5th February

On Wednesday 5th February 2020 the MNWB’s former CEO Captain David Parsons visited the office to go over the final details of his role as a Volunteer Ambassador for the MNWB. David’s first role as an Ambassador will be to repre ...
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Hull Port Information Leaflet Update

31st January

The MNWB provides Port Information Leaflets to ports all across the UK and we’ve recently updated our Hull leaflet. These Port Information Leaflets provide visiting seafarers with details about what can be found in the area suc ...
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Mission To Seafarers Happiness Index

30th January

Mission to Seafarers has released the 21 standouts from their Seafarers Happiness Index 2019 Q4 report. The report sums up the information Mission to Seafarers receive from seafarers who take part in their Seafarers Happiness I ...
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Maritime Charity Seafarers UK Calls For Veteran Seafarers To Share Their Stories

28th January

As part of the UK’s VE Day 75th anniversary commemorations in May 2020, Seafarers UK is launching a Veterans Appeal to raise funds for seafaring veterans and their families. Seafarers UK (the charity created in 1917 as King Geor ...
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Seafarer Support Grants For 2019

16th January

Overall in 2019 the MNWB’s Seafarer Support team managed to generate a total of £104,349.91 in grants for UK serving/retired seafarers and their families.  The grants provided are used to help UK serving/retired seafarers and t ...
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Our Team Test Out A New Training Course

10th January

On Wednesday 8th January 2020 our team participated in TD Consultancy’s Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training. The course covered the current drug situation in the UK, different types of drugs and routes of use, what kind of effe ...
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CEO Peter Tomlin welcomes the Board's newest Trustee

18th December 2019

On Wednesday 18th December we welcomed our newest Trustee into the office. Mark Rawson, Member Relations Representative of the Liberian Shipowners Council, will be representing ship owners and managers as an MNWB Trustee. Mark ...
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QVSR's 'Roe Wing' official opening and Christmas Carol Service

16th December 2019

The Board’s Chairman Capt. Andrew Cassels attended both the official opening of Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest (QVSR) ‘Roe Wing’ and their Christmas Carol Service. QVSR’s new wing was named after their first Chief Executive, Revd ...
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Our Chairman Capt. Andrew Cassels receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

4th December 2019

Our chairman Capt. Andrew Cassels received the Lifetime Achievement award for 2019 at the Tanker Awards held in London. The Kockumation Group, who provides cargo-handling products for the tanker industry, sponsored Andrew for t ...
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MNWB award Mission to Seafarers Warrenpoint with a £5,000 grant

2nd December 2019

Mission to Seafarers Warrenpoint was awarded a £5,000 grant by the MNWB to go towards the fittings of their new seafarers centre. Upon the work being completed the team at MNWB felt that it was great to see the Warrenpoint sea ...
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