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MNWB Team Attend Ceremony For Those Supporting Seafarers The Through Pandemic

12th August 2020

The Boards PWC Manager Sarah Edward and Executive Assistant Celia Jackson were excited today to have been able to attend their first ‘work outing’ in months in a car park in Southampton Docks!   The Nautical Institute have bee ...
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Fly The Red Ensign Campaign

11th August 2020

Seafarers UK is calling on fellow members of the Maritime Charities Group to support the charity’s annual ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’ campaign. With no public flag-hoisting ceremonies being encouraged this year ...
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MiFi Project Extended To Help Seafarers Connect With The Rest Of The World

10th July 2020

The MNWB are delighted to announce that the UK Department of Transport, MNWB and Seafarers UK are collaborating on a partnership project to provide seafarers on ships visiting UK ports with access to free internet. Working with ...
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Maritime Charities Launch Mental Health Awareness & Wellbeing Training Standard

8th July 2020

The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and ...
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MNWB Appoints Two New Trustees

26th June 2020

The MNWB is pleased to welcome the following two new trustees who bring with them a vast range of expertise and knowledge to the Board’s Council of Management Adrian Hodgson, UK Chamber of Shipping, will be joining the Council ...
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A heartfelt plea on Day of the Seafarer – Don’t Forget the Families

25th June 2020

As the International Maritime Organization makes a call for seafarers worldwide to be recognised as key workers, the welfare charity Seafarers UK has issued a public plea to remember seafarers’ families impacted by the coronavir ...
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Best Management Practices: ICMA Guidance For Maritime Ministry During COVID-19

12th June 2020

The International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) has produced a best management practice guidance document for maritime ministries during COVID-19.The protocols listed in the ICMA best management practice document seek to o ...
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MNWB CEO Peter Tomlin Radio 2 Shout-out to Seafarers

12th June 2020

Our CEO Peter Tomlin was delighted to have his birthday message which was aimed towards seafarers, read out on theBBC Radio 2 programme on Thursday 4th June. The message starts at 1:48:24 and highlights the work seafarers are curr ...
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Fatigued, fearful and far from home

12th June 2020

Tommy Molloy, International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Inspector, Liverpool, North West England and Wales wrote a very insightful piece about the issues seafarers are facing due to COVID-19. To view his article plesae che ...
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Global Shipping Body Addresses The Health Concerns Of Seafarers During COVID-19

29th May 2020

· Reports of seafarers being denied medical evacuation or access to ports despite serious medical conditions. · New guidance issued by ICS for shipowners and operators to deal with unwell seafarers · UN bodies to deliver guida ...
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