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Merchant Navy Day Commemorative Service and Reunion 2019

9th September 2019

MNWB CEO Peter Tomlin and MNWB Chairman, Captain Andrew Cassels were honoured to attend the Merchant Navy Day Commemorative Service and Reunion 2019 held on Sunday 8th September at The Merchant Navy Memorial at Trinity Square Ga ...
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MNWB UK Port Welfare Conference and Annual Award for Services to Seafarers

6th September 2019

We held our inaugural MNWB UK Port Welfare Conference on the 4 th , 5 th and 6 th September at the Chilworth Manor Hotel in Southampton. This was the first conference of its kind entirely dedicated to the provision of front-line ...
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2019 Recipients of the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service

3rd September 2019

Congratulations from the MNWB to all the 2019 Recipients of the Merchant Medal for Meritorious Service who were announced today on Merchant Navy Day. The medals will be awarded by Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal at a cerem ...
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29th August 2019

Inauguration of Port Welfare CommitteePort of Richards Bay: 29 August 2019 Left to Right: Revd Loffie Schoeman (Christian Seamans’s Organisation), Mr Peter Cottrell (representing IPWP), Mr Thami Sithole (TNPA Port Manager Richard ...
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Accommodation Vacancies

14th August 2019

Trafalgar Square (aka Sunderland Aged Merchant Seamen's Homes)Almshouse Vacancies A number of 1 bedroom flats with walk in showers/wet rooms are available for rent in Trafalgar Square, Sunderland; some have been very recently ref ...
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Trinity House Charity Seminar "Separate but United"

23rd July 2019

MNWB presented at the Trinity House sponsored ’Separate but United’ conference on 23 July 2019. Delegates from various maritime charities heard presentations from Nautilus (Mariners’ Park) and the Sailors’ Children's Society of ...
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Maritime Charities Group appoints Graham Hockley as Chairman

15th July 2019

The Maritime Charities Group (MCG) has appointed Commander Graham Hockley RN as its new Chairman upon the retirement of Commodore Barry Bryant CVO RN. Commander Hockley was elected to this new role on 30 April, which he will co ...
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International Port Welfare Partnership Programme

29th May 2019

  Inauguration of Port Welfare Committee Port of Durban: 29 May 2019 A new Port Welfare Committee has been established in Durban, South Africa to develop a more collaborative and holistic approach to providing assistance and su ...
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Views sought on the future of the maritime charity sector

24th May 2019

  Do you provide any form of welfare support with a main focus on maritime beneficiaries (whether Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Merchant Navy or Fishing Fleet)? If so, we need you! You may recall that in 2017 the Maritime Charities ...
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MiFi project

9th May 2019

The MiFi project was launched on May 1st 2019. It uses MiFi technology (wireless routers that act as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot) to provide seafarers in UK ports with a strong and secure network. When visiting port chaplains and sh ...
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