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Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on

31 May 2019

The 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial maritime disasters in recent British history has been marked by a Southampton-based maritime charity.

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Treacherous school run to end, thanks to new building from Sailors’ Society

29 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 maritime charity Sailors’ Society.

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On National Maritime Day (22 May) charity calls on American shipping companies to ensure their seafarers receive wellness training

29 May 2019

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on American shipping companies to ensure their seafarers receive wellness training to best prepare them for life at sea.

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More than 1,500 people from 75 countries have signed Sailors’ Society’s petition to the International Labour Organization

29 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 for seafarers in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC).

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