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MNWB Supply MiFi Unit And Emergency Grant To Seafarers Stuck At Cruise Terminal

19th March 2020

The Board was informed of a situation in London- Tilbury where a number of seafarers were in need of assistance following their flights being cancelled. Due to the current situation around the coronavirus COVID-19 , seafarers ...
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New CEO Of The Seafarers Hospital Society Announced

6th March 2020

SEAFARERS HOSPITAL SOCIETY APPOINTS NEW CEO The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Sandra Welch, formerly Chief Operating Officer at the Sailors’ Society and Direc ...
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ICS Release Guidelines For Coronavirus

5th March 2020

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has released guidelines for ship operators for the protection and health of seafarers. The guide provides details on what measures can be taken to try and protect seafarers and the ge ...
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MNWB Volunteer Ambassador Meets With Falkland Islands Port Welfare Board

24th February 2020

On Monday 17th February the Governor of the Falklands Islands, Nigel Phillips CBE, and MNWB Volunteer Ambassador Capt.  David Parsons met with the Falkland Islands Port Welfare Board for the formal launch of the Seafarers Mental ...
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Seafarer Support Grants For 2019

16th January 2020

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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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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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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Pilot Project Announced Between MNWB And DMWS

21st November 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Merchant Navy Welfare Board and the Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) are joining forces on a pilot project to provide Merchant Navy personnel and fishers enhanced welfare support when ...
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Seafarer Support Attend COMPASS Jobs Fair

12th November 2019

Our Seafarer Support team took part in the COMPASS Jobs Fair on Monday 11th November. Training and Welfare Manager Helen van Gass and Communications Administrator Roxanne Le Voguer represented the Seafarer Support service at th ...
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Remembrance Day Service

11th November 2019

On Sunday 10th November our CEO Peter Tomlin (pictured left) attended the Remembrance Day Service at Tower Hill Memorial. The Ceremony was organised by the Honourable Company of Master Mariners (HCMM) who work closely with Trini ...
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