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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

Seafarers debate impact of migration crisis

Issues of refugee migration by sea and its effect on crews caught up in the humanitarian crisis is the focus of a presentation by the Mission to Seafarers today (10 June) in Piraeus, Greece.

10 June 2016

Mission to Seafarers fundraising challenge to yacht enthusiasts

The Mission to Seafarers has been chosen as the nominated charity of this year’s Posidonia Cup sailing regatta and have been given the use of a yacht to compete in next month’s race off the coast of Athens. Now, the Anglican mission agency is looking for a crew to help them compete.

05 May 2016

Mission to Seafarers expands with new centre in Myanmar

The city of Yangon in Myanmar is home to the Mission to Seafarers’ newest port facility. The Anglican mission agency’s newest mission centre was dedicated yesterday (Sunday) during a service at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Yangon.

29 February 2016

Anti-piracy crew must wait for bail ruling

The crew of an anti-piracy vessel who were jailed for five years in India for carrying illegal arms must wait to find out whether they have been successful in their bid for bail while an appeal is heard. The Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers is supporting the crew saying that anti-piracy patrols are entitled to carry the weapons under international law.

18 February 2016

Seafarers' ministry goes digital

The Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has teamed up with the North American Maritime Ministry Association to launch a new international digital centre for Seafarers’ Ministry. The MARE project will bring together a number of seafarers’ ministry organisations to deliver support, information and professional development using social media.

26 January 2016

Seafarers' mission "horrified" at anti-piracy convictions

The international Anglican mission agency which supports seafarers through missions in 260 ports around the world, has spoken out against the conviction of 35 crewmen of the anti-piracy ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio by a court in India for carrying illegal arms. The Mission to Seafarers say that the crew were entitled to do so under international law.

14 January 2016

Post-trauma care among services supported by grant for seafarers mission in Africa

Mission to Seafarers in Africa gets financial boost for port-based welfare services from lottery grant

24 August 2015