An international maritime charity has been shortlisted for the charity of the year. Sailors’ Society, which has its head office in Southampton, will compete against six other organisations at the Charity Times Awards in London on 3 October.
International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme.
A maritime welfare charity commemorated the 25th anniversary of the British Trent disaster by laying a wreath underneath the ship’s bell at All-Hallows-by-the-Tower in London.
Twenty-seven teams from across the industry raised approximately US$115,000 for Sailors’ Society by taking part in the charity’s inaugural Great Wall of China Challenge.
More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented at Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea conference on 16 March, London.
The latest version of Sailors’ Society’s Wellness at Sea app for seafarers hopes to further combat high rates of cardiovascular conditions and mental health disorders among seafarers.
The ITF has deplored the inaction of the authorities and ship owner to end the two-year ordeal of the five remaining abandoned crew on board the Bahrain-flagged Bramco 1.
Following reports on Wednesday that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers were found on Basilan Island in the Philippines.
LR has donated £20,000 to Sailors’ Society’s Emergency Welfare Fund which provides financial relief to seafarers and their families in dire need.