Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

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

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf

Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf
John Green Seafarers’ charity raises concern for crew as second tanker seized in the Gulf Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), is calling for seafarers rights to be respected as a second tanker has been seized. Iranian state TV reported that their forces had seized a...
August 4th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Safety and Security, Seizures, Shipmanagement | Read More

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria

Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria
. Find out how ETS is changing lives for mothers and drivers in Nigeria When Bilyaminu became an ETS driver, his entire community reaped the benefits. The Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) is a free of charge service in which volunteer drivers from the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW)...
July 26th, 2019 | Charity, Land Trasnport | Read More

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award

Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award
Marios Iliopoulos on the right with  Evangelos Bournous, the Mayor of the local harbour town near Mati, Rafina” Seajets CEO Marios Iliopoulos receives humanitarian award Seajets, one of the largest fleets in the Med reveals its social responsibility identity with a humanitarian award for its CEO,...
July 24th, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, News, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity

Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity
The Tindall Riley team at the start of the ride Tindall Riley Team Raises Money for The Brain Tumour Charity A group of 14 intrepid cyclists from Britannia’s managers, Tindall Riley, circumnavigated the Isle of Wight on Friday 19 July to raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity. Covering a total distance...
July 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, P and I Clubs | Read More

Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf

Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf
Tanker ‘seizure’ raises huge concern for seafarers’ navigating the Gulf Global seafarers’ charity, Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea), says the impact of the reports of another tanker ‘seizure’ will pile stress and anxiety on all seafarers navigating the region. Media reports say the British...
July 19th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fletcher Group Receives Top Fundraising Award for Seafarers UK 24 Peaks Challenge

Fletcher Group Receives Top Fundraising Award for Seafarers UK 24 Peaks Challenge
The Fletcher Group team, winners of the Seafarers UK 24 Peaks Challenge ‘Top Fundraiser Award’ Fletcher Group Receives Top Fundraising Award for Seafarers UK 24 Peaks Challenge Teams took to hiking 24 peaks across the Lake District over the weekend of 6-7 July in support of the Seafarers UK charity....
July 12th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Stella Maris volunteer wins Youth Award

Stella Maris volunteer wins Youth Award
Hannah and the Cardinal Stella Maris volunteer wins Youth Award A 24-year-old seafarers’ charity volunteer has won an award celebrating the contribution of young people to social action. Hannah Forrest who lives in Plymouth, was presented the Pope Francis Award by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, head of...
July 10th, 2019 | Awards, Charity | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: OP-ED: NGO Pacific Dialogue on Pacific Seafarers

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: OP-ED: NGO Pacific Dialogue on Pacific Seafarers
OP-ED: NGO Pacific Dialogue on Pacific Seafarers Opinion Piece 4th July 2019 Suva, Fiji. The Fijian partner to Human Rights at Sea, the NGO Pacific Dialogue, released an OP-ED for the occasion of the 2019 ‘Day of the Seafarer’ which is reproduced for an increased awareness of the history, issues...
July 4th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila…

What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila…
… What difference does available transport make? Ask Jamila… Meet Jamila and Abdullahi: a mother who has used ETS and the driver that saved her life Since 2016, the Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) has been helping pregnant women in rural communities access vital health services in Nasarawa...
June 28th, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Marine cities are the new nexus of power needed for a cleaner future, says SEA20 group

Marine cities are the new nexus of power needed for a cleaner future, says SEA20 group
… Marine cities are the new nexus of power needed for a cleaner future, says SEA20 group Wärtsilä Corporation,  28 June 2019 at 2.45 pm EEST Thursday 27 June, 2019, saw distinguished political and industry kingpins congregate at the Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa in Finland for an afternoon...
June 28th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day

Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day
 Human Rights at Sea Statement for World Refugee Day London.UK. Against a historic high record of forced displacement that shows that over 70 million people have been forced to flee their home, today on World Refugee Day, Human Rights at Sea stands in solidarity with refugees, with those in refugee-like...
June 25th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, HR, Immigration | Read More

Human Rights at Sea latest News: Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping

Human Rights at Sea latest News: Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping
 Poseidon Principles the first global framework for responsible ship finance is a positive industry step to shipping decarbonisation 19th June 2019 London.UK.   Human Rights at Sea positively welcomes the Poseidon Principles, a result of the the multi-stakeholder initiative of the Global Maritime...
June 19th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Charity, Shipfinance | Read More

Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships

Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships
Stena Line’s able able seamen, Martina Thowsen and Alexander Gustafsson, are joining Mercy Ships’ hospital ship “Africa Mercy” as volunteers. Stena Line’s able seamen volunteer for Mercy Ships In the next few days two of Stena Line’s able seamen, Martina Thowsen and Alexander...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety | Read More

Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’

Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’
Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’ Mates in Mind is delighted to be announced as one of the three headline charities for Regatta London, the first ever mass- participation paddle sports event taking place on the iconic River Thames on 29 September 2019. The...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews

Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews
Ken Wiseman, project lead and Cyprus chaplain for The Mission to Seafarers (front right), Karen Martensen, charter manager and broker, Burgess (back left), Andrea Peluffo, brokerage assistant in Palma, Burgess (back right). Burgess and the Mission to Seafarers team up to support superyacht crews Initial...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Tourism, News, Safety and Security, Sailing, Yachting | Read More

HELMEPA is 37 years old!

HELMEPA is 37 years old!
HELMEPA is 37 years old!  Today, Tuesday 4 June 2019, is a very special day for HELMEPA, who is celebrating 37 years of operations and offering! We would like to express a big “thank you” to all the Members, Greek seafarers, companies and organizations, as well as stakeholders who contributed to...
June 4th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Environment | Read More

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲

See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲
.. See what we’re celebrating this #WorldBicycleDay 🚲 Transforming lives through safe, available and sustainable transport World Bicycle Day is almost here! Monday 3rd June is World Bicycle Day – and this year, Transaid has plenty of reasons to celebrate! Between launching our latest...
May 31st, 2019 | Charity | Read More