The Seafarers’ Charity in partnership with the Merchant Navy Welfare Board (MNWB) launched the Safety Net for all UK merchant seafarers at the MNWB Annual Conference in Southampton on 12 May 2022.
The Seafarers’ Charity’s UK Maritime Anchor Fund supports working-age UK merchant seafarers. The Fund is now open for applications for those impacted by the P&O Ferries redundancies.
Global maritime charity Stella Maris is bringing Christmas cheer and support to seafarers who are working harder than ever this year to ensure goods are delivered in time for the festivities.
One million seafarers, onboard more than half the world’s shipping fleet, have now benefitted from the ShipVisitor welfare app, which helps to provide continuity of care as ships and their crew move from port to port.
To mark IMO Day of the Seafarer, SIRF calls for action not words to save lives and protect the livelihoods of seafarers threatened by COVID
Grants to be put to work in India, including the purchase of oxygenators, estimated to save approximately 60 lives a month, but more funds needed
Global maritime charity Stella Maris has signed up to the Gulf of Guinea Declaration on the Suppression of Piracy, demonstrating the organisation’s commitment to eradicating the scourge of piracy.
Maritime charity’s campaign receives its first donation to sustain welfare and support programme from MSC Group
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 their hotel bedrooms.