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Maritime charity Sailors’ Society to help Seaman Guard Ohio crew reintegrate following acquittal

27 November 2017

Sailors’ Society, which has been supporting the Indian and Ukrainian crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio and their families, has welcomed their acquittal today and will be offering them counselling and other practical help to rebuild their lives.

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​Sailors' Society's CEO uncovers his own personal link to tragedy at sea

16 November 2017

Sailors' Society' CEO has just uncovered his own personal link to tragedy at sea – with his grandfather’s death at the hands of a German warship 75 years ago on Sunday (November 19).

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Sailors' Society announces new chaplain for Southampton port

7 November 2017

Seafarers coming into Southampton port will receive a warm welcome and offer of support from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society’s new port chaplain.

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Sailors’ Society’s London Wellness at Sea conference to address critical issue of crew welfare

6 November 2017

Ship owners must prioritise crew wellness to prevent disasters like El Faro – that’s the message from Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers as he announces the charity’s second Wellness at Sea Conference (WASC).

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​Typhoon Haiyan’s fourth anniversary shows long-term impact of storms

1 November 2017

Four years ago on 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan – one of the most destructive tropical cyclones ever recorded – hit Southeast Asia, killing more than 7,000 people and leaving an estimated $2.8 billion worth of damage.

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