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V.Group and Sailors' Society highlight the positive role Masters play in crew wellbeing

May 2020

GLOBAL ship management company V.Group has teamed up with Sailors’ Society to produce a guide to highlight the positive role Masters can play in ensur...

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V.Group and Sailors' Society highlight the positive role Masters play in crew wellbeing
Sailors' Society supports quarantined seafarers

February 2020

Seafarers quarantined due to Coronavirus have been receiving support from a special Sailors’ Society helpline. The charity is offering telephone or...

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Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service

January 2020

Rev Bill McCrea has been honoured by Southampton-based international maritime charity Sailors’ Society for 50 years of service. Chaplain to families ...

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Seafarer returns home for the first time in nine years

January 2020

Seafarer Mohammed (right) with Sailors' Society chaplain for Deendayal port, Praison Alexander Sailors' Society is delighted for Syrian seafarer Moha...

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‘Santa of the sea’ honoured for 50 years of service

December 2019

The Rev Bill McCrea has played Santa to seafarers for decades – but this year the charity he volunteers with wants to give him something back. Sail...

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Crew stranded in Portland Port to be home for Christmas

December 2019

Nine Russian seafarers stranded in Portland Port after their ship was detained by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) will all be repatriated by ...

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Two Simons welcome seafarers to Southampton

October 2019

Seafarers coming into Southampton port will receive a warm welcome and offer of support from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s newest ...

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Day of Prayer gives grant for seafarers' families

October 2019

Women's World Day of Prayer has donated £5,000 towards supporting wives and children of seafarers through Sailors’ Society in the Philippines. The gr...

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Well-being in a digital age

September 2019

After an inspiring few days at London International Shipping Week, our chief operating officer Sandra Welch reflects on life as a seafarer in a digita...

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Sailors’ Society welcomes new Greek Ambassador ahead of local expansion

August 2019

Sailors’ Society has welcomed a new Greek Ambassador to its fold ahead of the maritime charity’s plans to further expand its existing work in Greece. ...

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August 2019

Sailors’ Society chaplain Rivelino (Riva) dos Santos is celebrating a decade of service to seafarers in the port of Paranagua, Brazil. Riva, who bega...

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