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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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SANTA OF THE SEA DELIVERS CHRISTMAS TO CRUISE WORKERS LOCKED DOWN AT SEA
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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September 2020

Statement from Sailors’ Society CEO Sara Baade:“We strongly support the UN’s call on governments to take action to avert a humanitarian disaster for s...

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Coronavirus ‘worst crisis for seafarers in 200 years’, says international maritime charity

September 2020

Sailors’ Society says coronavirus is the worst crisis seafarers have faced in its 200-year history, with ‘overwhelming’ numbers turning to the charity...

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Seaspan and Sailors’ Society mark five-year Wellness at Sea partnership delivering mental health support to crew

September 2020

International maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society recently marked the fifth year of its longstanding Wellness at Sea partnership with containers...

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Sailors’ Society launches dedicated 24-hour helpline for Indian seafarers

August 2020

Sailors Welfare Association, an affiliate of international maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society, has launched a dedicated India helpline to suppo...

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