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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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Well-being in a digital age
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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April 2019

Rachel Vassallo is one of the 70 students since 2015 who have received a Sailors’ Society scholarship to help achieve a career at sea “Coming from a s...

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Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

April 2019

Petition to the ILO is part of the charity’s campaign to tackle suicide and depression at sea Maritime charity Sailors’ Society is petitioning the ...

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April 2019

Vast areas of Beira have been destroyed by Cyclone Idai On 14 March, tropical cyclone Idai hit Africa, causing catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimb...

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March 2019

Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service in Dover on Wednesday (6 M...

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March 2019

Sailors' Society chaplain Jasper Del Rosario with children who were affected by Typhoon Haiyan Sailors’ Society chaplain Jasper Del Rosario is celebra...

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March 2019

Peter Tomlin CEO of the MNWB, Captain Martin Phipps MBE head of marine projects ABP and Sailors' Society port chaplain Jonathan Martin Southampton bas...

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February 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife...

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