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​Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

16 April 2019

Maritime charity Sailors’ Society is petitioning the International Labour Organization (ILO) to make wellness training for seafarers mandatory in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC).

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​Chaplain celebrates 10 years of service to seafarers

7 March 2019

​Sailors’ Society chaplain Jasper Del Rosario is celebrating a decade of service to seafarers in the Filipino port of Subic Bay.

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​Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

6 March 2019

Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service in Dover on Wednesday (6 March).

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New centre for seafarers

1 March 2019

Southampton based charity Sailors’ Society held the official opening of a newly refurbished portacabin for seafarers last Saturday, 23 February.

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​Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks

22 February 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks.

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Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

20 February 2019

Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry."

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