Posts Tagged ‘Sailors’ Society’

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on

Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on
Sailors’ Society’s acting CEO Sandra Welch lowers the charity’s flag in memory of those lost in the HMS Thetis tragedy Navy’s worst peacetime submarine disaster remembered 80 years on The 80th anniversary of one of the most controversial maritime disasters in recent British history...
May 31st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Story of the Day | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers

Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers
Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Sailors’ Society launches Not On My Watch petition to make wellness training mandatory for seafarers Petition to the ILO is part of the charity’s campaign to tackle suicide and depression at sea Maritime...
April 16th, 2019 | Health and Safety, ILO, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Maritime charity marks anniversary of Herald of Free Enterprise disaster
The Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window at St Mary’s Church, Dover Sailors’ Society holds 32nd anniversary service marking the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster Grieving families affected by the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster gathered to mark the 32nd anniversary memorial service...
March 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Clubs, Events, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Story of the Day | Read More

New centre for seafarers

New centre for seafarers
Peter Tomlin CEO MNWB, Captain Martin Phipps MBE head of marine projects ABP and Sailors’ Society port chaplain Jonathan Martin Southampton based charity Sailors’ Society held the official opening of a newly refurbished portacabin for seafarers last Saturday, 23 February. Funded by a grant from...
March 1st, 2019 | Charity | Read More

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks

Charity calls for ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in as many weeks
Stuart Rivers International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is calling on ship owners to embrace conflict resolution as a matter of urgency, following three knife attacks at sea in almost as many weeks. Sailors’ Society’s CEO Stuart Rivers said, “The tragic news, that two people were killed...
February 22nd, 2019 | Charity, Claims, Corruption, Health and Safety, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet

Sailors’ Society responds to image of seafarer’s suicide that has shocked the internet
ss Sandra Welch, deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, a charity which supports seafarers, said, “This tragic image is a wake up call to the maritime industry. “The publishing of such an image, which has understandably provoked criticism, highlights just one case of many that go unreported around the...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer

Maritime charity calls on people to send well wishes to sick seafarer
Sailors’ Society port chaplain Steve Loader recently visited Mohammed A maritime charity which is supporting a sick seafarer in Torbay Hospital is calling on people to send him their well wishes. Indonesian Mohammed Rosuli was hospitalised on Friday (25 January) after complications from an operation...
January 31st, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary

Southampton Seafarers’ Centre celebrates first anniversary
l to r: Ward Puddle, centre co-ordinator, shakes hands with Peter Tomlin, CEO of Merchant Navy Welfare Board at unveiling of new seafarers’ bus for the centre on first birthday sponsored by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Seafarers Trust, Trinity House and Seafarers UK and provided by Viking Garages...
October 11th, 2018 | Charity, HR | Read More

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.

Recognising the toll life at sea can have on seafarers’ mental health should not be underestimated, a Government minister has urged.
Sailors’ Society chaplains and ship visitors have a presence in 91 global ports, with wider projects and services covering 30 countries Following Merchant Navy Day this Monday (3 September), mental health minister Jackie Doyle-Price has expressed her appreciation for modern-day merchant seafarers and...
September 6th, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea

Charity wants to hear your memories of the sea
Picture of Kit Gibson (left) and Jonah Gibson (right) making memories and building sandcastles on a family holiday A 200 year old maritime charity is calling on people to share their memories of the sea to highlight our connection and dependence on the sea. Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society’s CEO explained:...
August 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Photography, Reports | Read More

Half a million seafarers across the world have benefited from revolutionary app

Half a million seafarers across the world have benefited from revolutionary app
Two of the seafarers visited using the Ship Visitor app Half a million seafarers have benefited from an app that helps them as they move from port to port around the world, according to the charity that invented it. Developed by international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, the International Christian...
August 7th, 2018 | HR, News | Read More

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year

Sailors’ Society shortlisted for charity of the year
Stuart Rivers An international maritime charity has been shortlisted for charity of the year. Sailors’ Society, which has its head office in Southampton, will compete against six other organisations at the Charity Times Awards in London on 3 October. The awards recognise leadership and professionalism...
July 24th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Charity | Read More

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning

Sailors’ Society launches Wellness at Sea e-learning
Wellness elearning site International maritime welfare charity, Sailors’ Society, has launched an online version of its widely respected Wellness at Sea coaching programme. The e-learning platform opens up the globally renowned course, which until now was only available in a classroom setting, to thousands...
June 21st, 2018 | Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday

MPs mark Sailors’ Society’s 200th birthday
The Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP and Stuart Rivers, Sailors’ Society CEO, at Sailors’ Society’s 200th anniversary reception at Westminster A host of industry representatives, MPs and members of the House of Lords joined international maritime charity Sailors’ Society to mark its 200 years of supporting...
June 14th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | 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

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

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

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report

A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report
Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers A quarter of seafarers show signs of depression, says new report One-sixth of the seafarers surveyed from the UK More than a quarter of seafarers show signs of depression – and many won’t ask for help, according to a study of seafarers’ mental health presented...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city

Southampton-based charity opens new seafarers’ centre in the city
l to r: Dr Peter Swift Vice Chairman Sailors’ Society, Bob Jones Chairman Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Sandra Welch Deputy CEO and director of programme Sailors’ Society, the Mayor of Southampton Councillor Les Harris and Stuart Rivers CEO Sailors’ Society at the centre’s opening on Friday International...
October 16th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

He gave his life that we might not starve

He gave his life that we might not starve
Two of the Belgian Prince survivors who were helped by Sailors’ Society Drowned crew of the SS Belgian Prince are commemorated 100 years on from one of the most heinous war crimes of World War 1 One hundred years ago today (July 31), one of the most heinous war crimes of World War One took place...
July 31st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, HR, Maritime Accidents, Military, News | Read More

Comment from Sailors’ Society’s CEO on reports on Wednesday that two Vietnamese seafarers have been found decapitated by the Abu Sayyaf terror group

Comment from Sailors’ Society’s CEO on reports on Wednesday that two Vietnamese seafarers have been found decapitated by the Abu Sayyaf terror group
… Following reports on Wednesday that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers were found on Basilan Island in the Philippines, Sailors’ Society’s CEO, Stuart Rivers, commented, “This is devastating news and our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends.” Abu Sayyaf...
July 7th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Find out who won this year’s Clipper Regatta.

Find out who won this year’s Clipper Regatta.
It’s been another exciting month for the charity with new charity shops opening in Eastleigh and Salisbury and the launch of our BySea coffee subscription. There are many ways you can get involved and help us help more, visit our website to find out how. We are incredibly grateful for your support,...
June 29th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Businesses challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives

Businesses challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives
Pupils at St Nicholas School in Ghana will benefit from the funds raised by competitors taking part in Sailors’ Society’s Commando Challenge Adventurous employees are being challenged to release their inner commando – and change children’s lives – as international maritime charity...
May 26th, 2017 | Charity | Read More

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than $280,000 (US) for seafarers in need

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than $280,000 (US) for seafarers in need
IN THIS ISSUE: Supporters raise more than $280,000 (US) for seafarers. Tick London Marathon off your bucket list. “It’s hard for a seafarer like me to have such an incident happen to my family while I’m not around.” Edward to cook up a storm thanks...
May 18th, 2017 | Charity, HR | Read More

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than US$280,000 for seafarers in need

Sailors’ Society supporters raise more than US$280,000 for seafarers in need
l to r: Alistair Scarff of BAML, Brian Davies of American P&I Club, Iain Carmichael of Ricardo Rail celebrate running London Marathon for Sailors’ Society Sailors’ Society supporters came out in force at a variety of challenge events and receptions last week, raising more than $280,000 (US) for...
May 5th, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events | Read More