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News - Page 5
Former MNWB CEO Takes On Volunteer Ambassador Role
5th February 2020
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 ...
Hull Port Information Leaflet Update
31st January 2020
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 ...
Mission To Seafarers Happiness Index
30th January 2020
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 ...
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 ...
Our Team Test Out A New Training Course
10th January 2020
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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