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450 seafarers quarantined on board for weeks amid COVID outbreak on ships

September 2020

Sailors’ Society delivers medicine to desperate crew off Indian islandA suspected coronavirus outbreak on 20 ships off the coast of a tiny Indian isla...

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450 seafarers quarantined on board for weeks amid COVID outbreak on ships

September 2020

Are they alive? Three weeks after 40 seafarers vanished at sea when a typhoon destroyed their ship, not knowing is tearing their loved ones apart, say...

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September 2020

Statement from Sailors’ Society CEO Sara Baade:“We strongly support the UN’s call on governments to take action to avert a humanitarian disaster for s...

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Coronavirus ‘worst crisis for seafarers in 200 years’, says international maritime charity

September 2020

Sailors’ Society says coronavirus is the worst crisis seafarers have faced in its 200-year history, with ‘overwhelming’ numbers turning to the charity...

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Seaspan and Sailors’ Society mark five-year Wellness at Sea partnership delivering mental health support to crew

September 2020

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society recently marked the fifth year of its longstanding Wellness at Sea partnership with containers...

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Sailors’ Society launches dedicated 24-hour helpline for Indian seafarers

August 2020

Sailors Welfare Association, an affiliate of international maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society, has launched a dedicated India helpline to suppo...

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Sailors’ Society provides mental health support to crew on board more than 1,000 ships

July 2020

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society is providing free mental health and wellbeing support to crew on board more than 1,000 ships t...

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July 2020

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has welcomed a new port chaplain to its Southampton team.Revd Hasna Khatun will provide welfar...

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Sailors’ Society appoints Sara Baade as new CEO

July 2020

Experienced charity leader takes the helm “at time of great innovation”Global maritime charity Sailors’ Society is pleased to announce the appointment...

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Coronavirus - Your questions answered: How can I renew my certificate?

June 2020

My certificate expires soon and I cannot work without renewing it. How can I revalidate it with all the lockdown restrictions?The UK Maritime and Coas...

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