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All at sea – charity helps children stay learning on remote islets

March 2021

It’s home learning, but not as we know it. As children in the UK wave goodbye to home school this World Book Day (March 4), hundreds of pupils in the ...

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All at sea – charity helps children stay learning on remote islets
The Herald of Free Enterprise disaster – in remembrance

March 2021

Friday, March 6 1987, saw one of the worst maritime disasters in living memory when the Herald of Free Enterprise capsized off the Belgian coast on th...

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The Neptune Declaration: why we're calling on Governments to support our seafarers

February 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its devastating impact, Sailors' Society's CEO Sara Baade highlights why we've joined more than 400 companies to si...

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Swire Pacific Offshore commits to aid seafarers through Sailors’ Society donation

January 2021

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) has donated $25,000 (USD) to maritime charity Sailors’ Society, demonstrating its continued commitment to supporting seaf...

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SANTA OF THE SEA DELIVERS CHRISTMAS TO CRUISE WORKERS LOCKED DOWN AT SEA

December 2020

Sailors’ Society’s Southampton seafarer centre manager Simon Mobsby delivering gifts to a cruise ship at Southampton port.Charity worker Simon Mobsby ...

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Sailors’ Society’s unique helpline service provides mental health support to more than 12,000 seafarers

December 2020

Innovative ‘Ship Connect’ takes helpline support to another levelSailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer welfare charities in the world, is prov...

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Sailors’ Society welcomes new Southampton port chaplain

November 2020

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has announced the appointment of Revd Frans Sahetapy as its Southampton port chaplain. Frans, ...

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Seafarers “extremely vulnerable” to attacks - Sailors’ Society responds to stowaway incident off UK coast

October 2020

Attacks on ships can be “utterly terrifying” for the seafarers involved, Sailors’ Society CEO Sara Baade has said, following an incident off the Isle ...

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September 2020

Are they alive? Three weeks after 40 seafarers vanished at sea when a typhoon destroyed their ship, not knowing is tearing their loved ones apart, say...

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450 seafarers quarantined on board for weeks amid COVID outbreak on ships

September 2020

Sailors’ Society delivers medicine to desperate crew off Indian islandA suspected coronavirus outbreak on 20 ships off the coast of a tiny Indian isla...

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