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Coronavirus and seafarer mental health – the good news

March 2021

There’s no vaccine against poor mental health. As so many have said, we live in unprecedented times. First, we have been confronted with a physical he...

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Coronavirus and seafarer mental health – the good news
Seafarers have been facing a humanitarian crisis and need your prayers, says Sailors’ Society

April 2021

Charity invites churches to remember seafarers in Sea Sunday servicesChristian maritime charity Sailors’ Society is asking churches to hold Sea Sunday...

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Wellness at Sea “reduces seafarer anxiety and sadness”, says report

March 2021

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea training and support reduces anxiety and sadness among seafarers, a research report ...

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“Modern day slaves” stranded in Mumbai released with Sailors’ Society’s help

March 2021

A crew of four Indian seafarers who spent two years stranded “like modern day slaves” on a ship in Mumbai in horrific conditions have finally gone hom...

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All at sea – charity helps children stay learning on remote islets

March 2021

It’s home learning, but not as we know it. As children in the UK wave goodbye to home school this World Book Day (March 4), hundreds of pupils in the ...

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The Herald of Free Enterprise disaster – in remembrance

March 2021

Friday, March 6 1987, saw one of the worst maritime disasters in living memory when the Herald of Free Enterprise capsized off the Belgian coast on th...

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February 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its devastating impact, Sailors' Society's CEO Sara Baade highlights why we've joined more than 400 companies to si...

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Swire Pacific Offshore commits to aid seafarers through Sailors’ Society donation

January 2021

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has donated $25,000 (USD) to maritime charity Sailors’ Society, demonstrating its continued commitment to supporting seaf...

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SANTA OF THE SEA DELIVERS CHRISTMAS TO CRUISE WORKERS LOCKED DOWN AT SEA

December 2020

Sailors’ Society’s Southampton seafarer centre manager Simon Mobsby delivering gifts to a cruise ship at Southampton port.Charity worker Simon Mobsby ...

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Sailors’ Society’s unique helpline service provides mental health support to more than 12,000 seafarers

December 2020

Innovative ‘Ship Connect’ takes helpline support to another levelSailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer welfare charities in the world, is prov...

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