Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers celebrations in Yokohama

HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers  celebrations in Yokohama
HRH The Princess Royal being welcomed at Christ Church in Yamate,   HRH The Princess Royal attends Mission to Seafarers  celebrations in Yokohama Yokohama, October 18, 2019: The Mission to Seafarers held a maritime service and lunch in Yokohama, attended by its President, HRH The Princess Royal and...
October 21st, 2019 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Propeller Club Liverpool at the One Fine Day for a Charity Casino Night

Propeller Club Liverpool at the One Fine Day for a Charity Casino Night
l to r: Anneley Pickles, Steven Jones, Anna Kaparaki and Michael Dispanas Propeller Club Liverpool:  Charity Casino Night – Friday October 11th 2019, at One Fine Day, Liverpool Steven Jones writes: Tiring of so many lunches, and even the best of speakers, Propeller Club Liverpool decided to change...
October 13th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry

Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry
. Latest News from Human Rights at Sea: World Mental Health Day: Mindfulness for the Maritime Industry London, UK.  The 10th October is World Mental Health Day with this year’s focus being on suicide prevention. Today, Human Rights at Sea in partnership with author and mental health coach, Gillian...
October 10th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Captain’s Dinner, Lifeline Hellas humanitarian dinner in aid of the State Hospitals in Greece

Captain’s Dinner, Lifeline Hellas humanitarian dinner in aid of the State Hospitals in Greece
l to r: Dimitra Theocharis, the golden sponsor Alexia-Stella Mantzaris, Princess Katherine, Harry Theocharis, the Greek Minister for Tourism, Prince Alexander and Emi Tricardou Captain’s Dinner, Lifeline Hellas humanitarian dinner in aid of the State Hospitals in Greece Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian...
October 9th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility | Read More

Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship

Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship
From the signing ceremony © Ministry of National Defence Hellas’ minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos and Panos Laskaridis sign donation acceptance for a general support ship The Shipping Community is well known internationally for its charitable work, work encompassing every...
October 7th, 2019 | Charity, Military, News | Read More

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”

“Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean”
Dimitris Mitsatsos, Director, General/HELMEPA, presenting the program “Enhancing the Understanding of New and Enduring Challenges in Maritime Safety Culture in the Eastern Mediterranean” OnThursday, 3 October 2019 representatives of the maritime press in Piraeus, Greece were presented with this 3-year...
October 4th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Press and Media, Safety and Security | Read More

Stena Line rounds up for charity

Stena Line rounds up for charity
. Stena Line rounds up for charity For the third year in a row Stena Line launches a donation campaign in favour of the non-profit organisation Mercy Ships life-changing work, bringing free medical care to where it’s needed the most with their floating hospital Africa Mercy. During the month of October...
October 1st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth…

What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth…
. What’s in a name? Maimuna’s tells the dramatic story of her birth… The night Amina went into labour, extreme weather and armed robbers stood between her and the medical care she needed. Thankfully, Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) driver Bilyaminu was determined to help her reach...
September 27th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Charity says tanker release is good news but remains concerned about other ships.

Charity says tanker release is good news but remains concerned about other ships.
The “Stena Impero” Charity says tanker release is good news but remains concerned about other ships. Media have reported that the detained tanker Stena Impero has finally been allowed to sail and this morning began to leave Iranian waters. However, the charity remains concerned for a number...
September 27th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, News, Seizures | Read More

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton

New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton
UK Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP with Stella Maris trustees, head office staff, Southampton port chaplains, ship visitors and volunteers. New seafarers’ welfare facility opens in Southampton Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) has launched a new welfare facility for seafarers...
September 21st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

Shipowners’ Club: OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
The Shipowners’ team From the Shipowners’ Club following last Friday’s OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 which we attended:  On Friday 13 September the Shipowners’ Club were delighted to take part in the OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019. Out of the 27 teams that took part, we came a very respectable...
September 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Rowing, Sports | Read More

Leading figures at LISW19 charity conference urge industry to address stigma of mental health, put seafarers at the heart of the sector, and update cadet training syllabus

Leading figures at LISW19 charity conference urge industry to address stigma of mental health, put seafarers at the heart of the sector, and update cadet training syllabus
. Leading figures at LISW19 charity conference urge industry to address stigma of mental health, put seafarers at the heart of the sector, and update cadet training syllabus Maritime charities and industry leaders debate seafarer welfare and safety in the digital age; Shell unveils new human error HiLo...
September 17th, 2019 | Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race hits £2million raised for GOSH

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race hits £2million raised for GOSH
The winners: Borealis Maritime OSCAR Dragon Boat Race hits £2million raised for GOSH THE SIXTH ANNUAL OSCAR Dragon Boat Race took place on Friday 13 September as the finale event of London International Shipping Week 2019; the sun shone and almost 500 people were in attendance from all areas of the...
September 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Rowing, Sports | Read More

International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event

International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event
International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event This evening, the winners of the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 were revealed at the end of Inmarsat’s exclusive Crew Welfare event for London International Shipping Week. Organised...
September 11th, 2019 | Awards, Charity | Read More

Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge”

Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge”
Take the Mission to Seafarers’ “Water Challenge” International seafarer welfare charity issues water-based challenge to global maritime community in bid to raise money for vital seafarer support services LONDON, 4 SEPTEMBER 2019 – To celebrate World Maritime Day on 26 September 2019,...
September 4th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Training aid ship project set for launch

Training aid ship project set for launch
BMA chairman Kevin Slade Training aid ship project set for launch Ambitious plans are being launched for a £150m training and disaster relief ship with cutting-edge British technology. Britannia Maritime Aid (BMA), a registered charity, aims to build the futuristic vessel in Britain. It is officially...
August 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers

Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers
Deacon Paul Rosenblum Port chaplain shocked at kidnapping of seafarers A Stella Maris port chaplain has spoken of meeting the crew of the cargo ship that was attacked near the port of Douala with eight crew kidnapped. According to media reports on August 15, west African pirates, attacked the MarMalaita...
August 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers

Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers
Charity optimistic that Gibraltar tanker release is hopeful news for Stena Impero seafarers Following media reports of the Gibraltar court decision to drop charges against some of the Grace 1 tanker crew, it appears that the vessel is free to sail. Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris, hopes that...
August 15th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Charity | Read More

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic

Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic
Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic Journey for the future. . Team Malizia and climate activist Greta Thunberg are on their way across the Atlantic with minimal CO2 emissions, a journey that aims to change the mindset of people around the world. Torqeedo...
August 14th, 2019 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Sailing | Read More

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…

Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”…
The “Typhoon” Nothing can stop the “Typhoon”… The Athanasios K. Laskaridis Foundation purchase of the Typhoon, a 76 meters long built in 2004 in Norway,  a specialist vessel to clean up the seas and coast lines –  even in areas which are inaccessible,  is a more than welcome...
August 11th, 2019 | Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again.

We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again.
. We are very pleased to announce that Greencarrier is enabling The Ship Götheborg to sail again. This means we take the full operational and financial responsibility for the ship for the next two years. SOIC Ship Management AB will organizationally be a subsidiary of Greencarrier AB. It will be fantastic...
August 8th, 2019 | Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Sailing | Read More

Flying the Red Ensign to Signal the UK’s Dependence on Merchant Navy Seafarers

Flying the Red Ensign to Signal the UK’s Dependence on Merchant Navy Seafarers
Flying the Red Ensign to Signal the UK’s Dependence on Merchant Navy Seafarers  Seafarers UK is asking owners of flagpoles throughout the island nation to raise awareness of Merchant Navy seafarers by flying a Red Ensign ashore on Merchant Navy Day, Tuesday 3 September 2019.  Continuing its campaign...
August 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019

OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019
. OSCAR Dragon Boat Race 2019 The Shipowners’ Club is excited to be taking part in the 2019 OSCAR Dragon Boat Race on Friday 13 September in Canary Wharf to raise money for the OSCAR campaign. The OSCAR campaign (The Ocean and Shipping Community Advancing Children’s Health and Research) is...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, P and I Clubs, Sports | Read More

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows

Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows
Seafarers working on Cruise Ships and Ferries among unhappiest in industry, new report shows Seafarer happiness levels across tanker, bulk carriers and container ship sectors close to global average this quarter LONDON, 5 August 2019 – The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published today by...
August 5th, 2019 | Charity, Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More