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

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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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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Quarantined seafarers run 200 miles around a hotel bedroom for charity

June 2020

Three seafarers under mandatory quarantine have used their time to do a charity challenge of 200 miles in 10 days – all in just the small space of the...

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Ince partners with Sailors’ Society to champion seafarers as “key workers of the sea”  supporting global supply chain

May 2020

Ince, the international legal and professional services firm, has partnered with global maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society, one of the largest ...

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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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