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British Forces Gibraltar raises £750 for Mediterranean Mission to Seafarers

10th June 2021

Commodore Steve Dainton, Commander British Forces (CBF) Gibraltar, handed over a cheque for £750.00 to Reverend Ron Curtis, Port Chaplain of the Mediterranean Mission to Seafarers Gibraltar.   This followed a recent charity fund ...
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ITF Inspectors Recover $45m In Seafarers’ Wages Amidst Record-High Abandonments

8th June 2021

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) have released new figures which show $44,613,880 USD of seafarers' owed wages were recovered by ITF's network of inspectors across the world last year. While the amount of sh ...
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Maritime Charity Shares Findings on Seafarer Mental Health & Wellbeing Training

26th May 2021

Today the Maritime Charities Group (MCG) will be sharing lessons learnt about mental health and wellbeing awareness training for seafarers with delegates from across the maritime sector at the 1st Global Conference for Seafarer ...
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Welfare Board gets national recognition through formal agreement with MCA

19th May 2021

Seafarers’ and fishers’ welfare has been boosted following the signing of a formal agreement between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and the Merchant Navy Welfare Board.The Memorandum of Understanding sets out ways both will wo ...
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Maritime Charities Extend Funding For Retraining Until End Of Year

14th May 2021

The Maritime Charities Group (MCG), Trinity House, Nautilus Slater Fund and the Merchant Navy Welfare Board have announced the extension of the MCG Retraining and Redundancy Bursary Fund until the end of this year. The fund, whi ...
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IMarEST Hosting The 1st Global Conference for Seafarer Mental Health & Wellbeing

12th May 2021

Marine Professionals - IMarEST will be hosting the 1st Global Conference for Seafarer Mental Health and Wellbeing, which will be taking place on the 25th – 26th May 2021.The event will bring together key stakeholders from across t ...
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Seafarers Hospital Society & Yale University Announce Landmark Study

11th May 2021

Seafarers Hospital Society And Yale University Announce Landmark Study Of Maritime Worker Health Initiatives The Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS) and Yale University are collaborating on a landmark study to determine the effect ...
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Defence Medical Welfare Service win Charity of the Year

10th May 2021

Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) have been awarded Charity of the Year at the South West Business and Community Awards. The award recognises the work delivered by DMWS in the South of England supporting the armed forces, v ...
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Nominations for the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service close 31.05.2021

6th May 2021

The closing date for nominations for the 2021 Merchant Navy Medal is fast approaching and the Department for Transport is still inviting nominations. A bit more about the Medal This will be the 6th year that awards will be mad ...
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Seafarers' International Relief Fund

6th May 2021

The COVID-19 crisis in India is already out of control and as the pandemic continues to increase in ferocity, seafarers and their families are in desperate need of our collective help. The Seafarers' Charity call on the industry t ...
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