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February 2019 Archives

​Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks

22 February 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks.

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Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

20 February 2019

Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry."

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Charity's real life Milk Tray man delivers Valentine's Day surprise parcel to seafarers

14 February 2019

As lovers around the world exchange gifts for Valentine’s Day, maritime charity Sailors’ Society stepped into to thank the men and women who make sure all our romantic gifts get here in time.

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Locks Heath store supports Southampton-based charity

8 February 2019

The Waitrose store in Locks Heath made a donation of £290 to a Southampton-based maritime charity today (8 February).

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​Cuteness overload, dad meets his four-month old baby for the first time

4 February 2019

Seafarer Leo Laurente cuddles his four-month old baby for the very first time, having returned home to the Philippines from a nine-month contract at sea.

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