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Sailors’ Society launches expanded free wellness campaign for seafarers, their families and shore staff

May 2021

Shipping companies are being invited to sign up to a free mental health and wellbeing campaign offering support not just to crews, but also their ...

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Sailors’ Society launches expanded free wellness campaign for seafarers, their families and shore staff
“Penniless, desperate and alone”

June 2021

How Sailors’ Society helps Indian seafarers when their dream career turns bad By Sara Baade, CEO, Sailors’ Society Seafaring has a reputation for ...

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Sailors’ Society launches Covid care package for 25,000 Indian seafarers and families

May 2021

Thousands of Indian seafarers and their families are to receive a Covid medical kit and access to a paramedic-led helpline, thanks to international ma...

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Sailors' Society signs Gulf of Guinea Declaration on Suppression of Piracy

May 2021

As piracy attacks continue to rise in the Gulf of Guinea, with 95 per cent of global kidnapping incidents occurring in the region last year, Sailo...

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Wellness at Sea - how Sailors' Society is supporting seafarers through the toughest of times

May 2021

Calls to Sailors' Society's helpline have been increasing as we assist with Covid-related issues for seafarers across the globe. Read Jacob's* story a...

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Shipping unites to create Covid emergency relief fund for seafarers

May 2021

Seafarers International Relief Fund to aid India’s seafarers Sailors’ Society has joined with other leading seafarer welfare charities and shipping ...

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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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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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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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