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Christian charity condemns killing of two Vietnamese seafarers

The Christian charity, Sailors’ Society, has issued a statement following reports that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers have been found on Basilan Island in the Philippines.

10 July 2017

Anglican Churches urged to think of seafarers this Sunday

This weekend, on ‘Sea Sunday,’ The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) is asking Anglican churches to celebrate the contribution seafarers make to our everyday lives.

07 July 2017

Seafarer mental health branded 'a serious concern'

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place currently in the UK, The Mission to Seafarers is highlighting the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calling on the industry to offer wider services that could help safeguard their welfare.

12 May 2017

Mission to Seafarers link with German counterparts for north east England mission

The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) is linking up with its German counterparts to provide support for the maritime community in the British ports on the River Tees.

20 October 2016

Canadian primate helps Mission to Seafarers' 160th anniversary Christmas celebrations

The Primate of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, will visit London, England, in December to take part in the Mission to Seafarers annual Christmas carol service. 

14 October 2016

Mission to Seafarers launch woolly hat fundraising campaign

The Mission to Seafarers is urging people to wear a woolly hat on Friday 14 October as part of its innovative fundraising campaign.

27 September 2016

Seafarers mission comes to aid of Hanjin crew members

The global Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has come to the aid of stranded crew members working for Hanjin Shipping.

22 September 2016

More industry praise heaped on Mission to Seafarers

The global maritime industry’s appreciation of the Mission to Seafarers has been demonstrated by its selection for the second time this year as the featured charity of an international maritime event.

04 August 2016

Anglican priest recognised with seafarers' welfare award

A regional director of the Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has received the coveted Dr Dierk Lindemann Welfare Personality of the Year Award.

01 July 2016

Mission to Seafarers Launches Corporate Partnerships Portfolio

The Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has launched a Corporate Partnerships Portfolio with suggestions for how the maritime industry can deliver on corporate social responsibility. 

14 June 2016

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