[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A wide-ranging study carried out by Yale University and commissioned by the Seafarers Trust has identified dangerously high levels of mental stress among seafarers – but also recommended how they can be reduced. After questioning seafarers across the world...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The final report of the "Seafarer Mental Health Study" conducted by Lefkowitz and Slade, Yale University, funded by the ITF Seafarers' Trust. The Report can be downloaded as a PDF by clicking the button below. [/vc_column_text][vc_btn title="Click here to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prompted by concerns around the high number of accidents in ports in the Arab World region, in 2017, the ITF Seafarers’ Trust initiated a pilot project of training of trainers in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The first in a planned series of innovative portable communication ‘pods’ to enable visiting seafarers to contact family and friends at home has been formally opened in one of Nigeria’s...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The "Ship visitors’ and transport log", "Project proposal form" and "How to apply for a grant" guidelines can be downloaded by clicking the buttons below. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Download ``How to apply`` guide"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The ITF Seafarers' Trust Privacy and Cookies policies can be downloaded as a PDF by clicking the button below. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_btn title="Download policies as a pdf file" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.seafarerstrust.org%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F03%2FSeafarersTrustPrivacyAndCookiesPolicies20181026V1-1.pdf|title:ITFST%20Privacy%20Policies|target:%20_blank|"][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_2622" align="alignleft" width="391"] Graduating WMU Students 2018 & Katie Higginbottom[/caption] I was very glad to be able to attend the WMU Graduation Ceremony in Malmö earlier this month. The ITF Seafarers’ Trust sponsors a number of international students each...

On Saturday 21 July Katie Higginbottom (Head of the ITFST) and Luca Tommasi (Project Manager) visited the Port of Algiers to discuss the potential development of seafarers’ welfare facilities. They were pleased to have some very positive meetings with unions, the port authorities and SERPORT...

25 June marks the Day of the Seafarer with ‘Seafarers’ wellbeing’ as this year’s theme. Wellbeing, and particularly mental wellbeing, has become a hot issue in recent years both in the maritime sphere and beyond. In spite of the enormous developments in human achievement with new...

[caption id="attachment_1893" align="aligncenter" width="336"] Katie Higginbottom, New Head of ITF Seafarers' Trust[/caption] We are delighted to announce that Katie Higginbottom has been appointed as the new Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust.   The post attracted a strong field of able candidates, but the interview panel were pleased...

It was with great sadness that the Trust heard of the passing of Joseph Chacko, his wife Leena and a colleague from the Kandla Seafarers' Centre in India last week. Joseph was a dear friend to the Trust. He was truly a good man who really...

We are very excited to launch the new version of Shore Leave, the Seafarers’ Trust app designed for seafarers. This time all of the seafarers' centres listed in the app are involved, and we need your help to make this successful. The aim of the new...

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust received an award at the Safety At Sea Awards 2017 held in London on 12 September. The ITF Seafarers' Trust was the winner in the category of “Best Communications Product or Service” for its Portable Communication Pods, which provide a way for...

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