Archive for the ‘Charity’ Category

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016

Seafarers’ charity supports crew of ship detained in Port of Mobile since March 2016
Trans Gulf Mass at Our Savior. Seafarers on board a ship detained at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, since March 2016, are being supported by Apostleship of the Sea (AoS). The Trans Gulf, a roro cargo ship, has been prevented from sailing after it was found with deficiencies. Its current crew were also...
June 13th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business
Featured are (left to right) Sturla Henriksen, UN Global Compact Special Advisor on Oceans, LR’s Suzanne Johnston, Lisa Kingo, UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director, and Tom Boardley, Executive Vice-President, LR. 12th June 2018 – Oceans cover two thirds of the world’s surface but the...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research

OrderWise to Get Pretty Muddy for Cancer Research
OrderWise staff Nicola Smith, Hannah Wallis, Jade Wilson, Holly Johnson, Nikki Cairnie, Charlotte Hill and Zoe Wells who are all ready for the Pretty Muddy race. Nine brave women from OrderWise are set to get dragged through the mud in Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy 5K Race for Lifeat the end of...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Events, IT and Communications | Read More

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call to take actions against ship strikes

World Oceans Day: Is your cell phone safe for whales? Friend of the Sea’s call  to take actions against ship strikes
Is your cell phone safe for whales? In occasion of the World Oceans Day, international NGO Friend of the Sea calls both the shipping industry and consumers to take actions to prevent ship strikes. The time you scroll down the news on your smartphone commuting to work, numbers of whales are killed or...
June 7th, 2018 | Charity, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation
l to r: Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen, GAC Greece Assistant General Manager Socrates Zorbas, GAC Group Sales Director Neil Godfrey and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou (Green Award Foundation Chairman). Incentive scheme demonstrates commitment to environmental issues Athens, Greece, 6 June 2018 –...
June 6th, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Ship Agencies | Read More

Port Solent announces the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation as its Charity Partner

Port Solent announces the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation as its Charity Partner
Happiness and Recognition above all! This year, Port Solent has committed to helping disadvantaged children get out on the water by supporting the Andrew Simpson Foundation as its charity partner. The Andrew Simpson Foundation uses sailing to promote health and wellbeing and develop personal skills that...
June 5th, 2018 | Charity, Sailing | Read More

Lloyd’s Register invests in the future performance of today’s seafarers

Lloyd’s Register invests in the future performance of today’s seafarers
LR has a long-standing partnership with Sailors’ Society, most recently investing in the future performance of today’s seafarers by donating £20,000 to the charity’s Wellness at Sea programme and Emergency Welfare Fund. Lloyd’s Register (LR) has committed to make a donation to Sailors’ Society...
June 4th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, HR | Read More

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
General view of the reception area of Cadogan Hall hosting the Charity Gala Adrian Goldsmith has survived three cancer episodes with low chances of surviving. While ill, he took on the challenge of starting to play the piano. Within eight years, he achieved not only proficiency with the instrument but...
May 25th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Seafarers’ House Launches $4.5M Place of Welcome Capital Campaign

Seafarers’ House Launches $4.5M Place of Welcome Capital Campaign
Nick Weir, VP of Entertainment for Royal Caribbean International; Gala Co-chair Eugene Sweeney; Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International; Lesley Warrick, Seafarers’ House Executive Director; and Ann Burris Gala co-chair May 23, 2018 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Seafarers’...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges

Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play to solve the world’s toughest safety and risk challenges
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s London, 23 May 2018 – The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator – established to solve some of the toughest safety and risk challenges by creating, facilitating and guiding collaboration between innovative technology companies and industry – has...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, News, Safety and Security, Technology | Read More

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history
All on stage, amongst them Irene S. Daifas, Rena Vasilaki, Eleni Meleti, Christina Alexanian, Despina Meleti, Emily Lionis, Fyllis Hioti, Lily Sgourou-Sylignakis, Nana Andrianopoulou-Daskalakis; bottom row: Matzi Gkika On 7th of May 2018, an extraordinary performance of The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund
l to r: Roger Harris (Executive Director, ISWAN), Ambassador Harry Tseng (Government of Taiwan) and Dr Charles Tannock MEP On 15 May 2018, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding,...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Sailors’ Society announces exciting expansion into China

Sailors’ Society announces exciting expansion into China
Sailors’ Society- Opening launch of Seafarer’s Centre. The world’s oldest maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society today (Wednesday May 16) announced an exciting expansion into China, home to the largest number of seafarers globally. The charity, which celebrates its 200th anniversary...
May 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

Winners from inaugural Seafarers Awards announced by The Mission to Seafarers

Winners from inaugural Seafarers Awards announced by The Mission to Seafarers
l to r: Capt Rajesh Unni, Jan Webber, Capt Rob Walker, Enver Bilgi (Zenith Maritime – on behalf of Servet Akturk), The Reverend Canon Andrew Wright, Vijay Rangroo (MTM Ship Management), Marlon Roño (on behalf of Capt Jonathan Adriatico) Awards recognise seafarers, shore-based staff, volunteers...
May 15th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini
.. HEALTHY SEAS JOINS FORCES WITH COUSTEAU DIVERS AND CARVICO SPA, FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST MARINE PROTECTED AREA IN SANTORINI The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organisation founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting...
May 15th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics

Keep Oceans Free of Plastics
This year, on every occasion the international community places an emphasis on plastic pollution and its detrimental impact on the terrestrial, marine and coastal environment. The themes of both the Earth Day, which was recently celebrated and the World Oceans Day that is fast approaching are centered...
May 10th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off

The actions of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign kicked off
Porto Lagos, Xanthi The enthusiasm of younger and older volunteers characterized the opening, on Friday 4 May 2018, of the “Let’s Cleanup Europe” campaign, which is coordinated by the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA for the 5th consecutive year in our country...
May 8th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Thome Wins Seatrade Maritime CSR Awards Asia

Thome Wins Seatrade Maritime CSR Awards Asia
Olav Nortun, CEO of the Thome Group, accepting the CSR Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia The Thome Group has won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the 2018 Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia.     The judging panel were impressed with the variety of different ways in which the company encouraged its...
May 4th, 2018 | Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Shipmanagement | Read More

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired

The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society has retired
In recognition of her dedicated service to the charity, His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent presented Ann with a certificate at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary service The longest serving member of staff at Southampton-based maritime charity Sailors’ Society, has retired yesterday ...
May 4th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Awards, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles | Read More

WISTA USA appoints Parker Harrison as president

WISTA USA appoints Parker Harrison as president
Parker Harrison New York, NY – April 30, 2018 – The Board of the US Chapter of WISTA, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, appointed Parker Harrison, Vice President Procurement of Crowley Maritime Corporation, as President at WISTA USA’s Annual General Meeting in...
April 30th, 2018 | Charity, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons
The Houses of Parliament Four years ago, the UK member of parliament Jim Fitzpatrick and his team organised his third fundraising dinner at the House of Commons, for the benefit of 150 destitute mothers and 500 children of Sreepur village orphanage in Bangladesh. Last Friday, parliament opened its doors...
April 29th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

The Horizon

The Horizon
It’s been a busy month – our new book is out and we were joined by royalty for our 200th anniversary service. Find out more in this month’s edition of The Horizon. At the heart of our work is our dedicated team of chaplains, who provide practical and emotional support to seafarers and their...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Books, Charity, Communication | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

It’s World Malaria Day!

It’s World Malaria Day!
Since July last year, Transaid has been part of the programme MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM), an innovative approach to beating malaria. This is a collaboration between Medicines for Malaria Ventures (MMV), Transaid, Development Data, Disacare, Health Partners Zambia, the National Malaria Elimination Center...
April 25th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication | Read More

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception  being held on National Maritime Day
Joe Hughes April 24, 2018 – The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs...
April 24th, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More