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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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Seafarers’ chaplain honoured for 50 years of service

August 2019

How do we help the seafarer of the future? That’s the question being posed to the shipping industry and maritime charities as they explore the impact ...

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July 2019

(L-R) Chaplain Ailton with tragedy survivors Olexandr Maphenko and Mirko Seman Three hospitalised seafarers, who were supported by Sailors’ Society fo...

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Safety At Sea Award

July 2019

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA EUROPORT Initiative Award for our Not On My Watch campaign. This is awarded to any organi...

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Leith chaplain supports stranded crew

July 2019

Captain Gennadi Kukvinof A stranded ship, whose crew was supported by Sailors' Society port chaplain Pauline Robertson during its month-long detentio...

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Oardacious reveal in aid of charity

June 2019

Four intrepid submariners are calling on maritime enthusiasts to attend an exclusive reception aboard HMS Victory on 12 July, in aid of two UK-based m...

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Sailors’ Society announces new Director General

June 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is welcoming a “dynamic and effective leader” as its new director general. Prasanta Roy, who has 25...

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May 2019

The 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial maritime disasters in recent British history has been marked by a Southampton-based maritime cha...

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Treacherous school run to end, thanks to new building from Sailors’ Society

May 2019

Hundreds of children will no longer have to face a dangerous two-hour boat journey to school, thanks to a new school being built by international mari...

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More than 1,500 people from 75 countries have signed Sailors’ Society’s petition to the International Labour Organization

May 2019

More than 1,500 people from 75 countries have signed maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s petition calling on wellness training to be made mandatory fo...

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May 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on American shipping companies to ensure their seafarers receive wellness training to best ...

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