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On 6 March 1987, 193 people lost their lives in the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

15 February 2017

Thirty years on, retired Sailors’ Society port chaplain, Bill McCrea, describes how he supported grieving families.

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Sailors' Society opens new centre for seafarers visiting Montrose

10 February 2017

Seafarers visiting the port of Montrose will arrive to a warm welcome with the opening of a new centre for seafarers. Run by Sailors’ Society, the quayside centre will offer ships' crews a place to find help while away from home.

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Sailors’ Society launches Crisis Response Network Asia as kidnappings treble

27 January 2017

Southampton charity Sailors’ Society is launching a crisis response network to help victims of trauma at sea in Asia, as kidnappings at sea reach their highest levels in 10 years.

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Industry experts join Sailors’ Society at first Wellness at Sea Conference

25 January 2017

Sailors’ Society’s first Wellness at Sea Conference took place in Singapore this month, with experts from across the world of maritime and medicine discussing issues which can affect seafarers’ health and wellbeing, along with practical solutions.

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Society appoints new head of fundraising

18 January 2017

Sailors' Society has appointed Kate Sandys as its new head of fundraising.

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Surviving piracy, a seafarer's story

17 January 2017

Kidnapped by Somali pirates, Jakir Hossain was tortured and afraid until he was freed three years and seven months later. He was lucky to survive.

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