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UK Port Welfare MiFi Partnership Project

9th August 2021

The Department for Transport, Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) and The Seafarers' Charity have agreed to fund a second year of a collaborative UK Port Welfare MiFi Partnership Project for seafarers and fishers. MNWB CEO Peter ...
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Marine Society - Thomas Gray Silver Medal - Call for Nominations

3rd August 2021

Marine Society is accepting nominations for the Thomas Gray Silver Medal for the year 2021. The Thomas Gray Memorial Trust was established in 1925 in memory of Thomas Gray, a Senior Surveyor for the Board of Trade, who was part ...
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‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’ on 3rd September 2021!

20th July 2021

Fly the Red Ensign is an annual campaign, proudly run by The Seafarers’ Charity, to honour the brave men and women who kept the UK afloat during both World Wars and celebrate our dependence on modern-day merchant seafarers who a ...
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Impact Barometer Survey

9th July 2021

The Impact Barometer survey which was highlighted at our COVID-19 Working Group meeting by Dr. Daniel King FCIPD (Academic) Professor of Organisation Studies at Nottingham Trent University,  looks at the pandemic’s effect on organ ...
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Careers in Maritime Open Days at Solent University

8th July 2021

Saturday 9 October On-Campus Maritime Open Day 9.30am-2pm Booking link (please note that this event will be added this afternoon to the booking form, so don’t be confused if you cannot see it on the form this morning): http ...
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Guild of Benevolence

7th July 2021

The Guild was established in 1912, by the Institute in co-operation with the Daily Chronicle, to support the dependants of the 35 marine engineers on the RMS Titanic, all of whom perished whilst maintaining electrical power, kee ...
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Safer Waves Helping To Provide Seafarers With Support

2nd July 2021

Safer Waves was set up in 2019 to provide support to merchant seafarers who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, or gender discrimination on board. They are a registered charity who aim to create a safe space, ...
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MCA Guidance on the long-term impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on fishers’ wellbeing

28th June 2021

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency with the help of The Seafarers' Charity have published the MIN 663 (F) Guidance on the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fishers’ wellbeing. This document is intended to help vesse ...
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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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