Bremerhaven Seafarer Centre and Seamen’s Club Welcome, Winners of the Seafarers' Centre of the Year Award 2015 Now in its sixth year, the annual International Seafarers' Welfare Awards 2016 is now accepting nominations until they close on 8th February 2016. Awarded funding by the Seafarers' Trust, the...

Over the last 34 years the Trust has spent over £2.5 million to sponsor thousands of vehicles in hundereds of ports arond the world. Mobility is one of the main challenges faced by seafarers in ports. With ship turnaround times getting shorter vehicles become even...

"Shipping: indispensable to the world" selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2016 The Seafarers' Trust welcomes the recent unveiling of the 2016 World Maritime Day theme. As Secretary-General of the IMO, Koji Sekimizu, commented: "Today, around 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping...

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust has launched an enhanced version of its free Shore Leave app – the first app designed to help seafarers looking for reliable transport when in port. Shore Leave only needs to be downloaded once, and after that all the contact details...

‘£1 million Maritime Charities Project Partnership Celebration’ Vehicle Replacement Programme has awarded £1 million on replacement vehicles in UK since 2007. At a milestone event at Tilbury Seafarers’ Centre on Merchant Navy Day, 3rd September,  a new Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) was handed over by the four primary...

22 September 2015 marked the launch of the Southampton Solent University’s China Centre Maritime (CCM) and the Gender, Empowerment and Multicultural Crews Project (GEM) at an event at the International Maritime Organisation in London. Sponsored by the Seafarers' Trust, the GEM project is conducting in-depth research...

Over the past 34 years, the Seafarers' Trust has awarded over £2.4 million in funds to purchase vehicles to transport seafarers in and around the port. When the Mariners' Club, Hong Kong approached the Seafarers' Trust with plans to replace their ageing 20-year old launch last...

The boards of the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) are pleased to announce the moving of the activities of the MPHRP into ISWAN. A transfer agreement was signed by both parties on 3 August 2015....

The ITF Seafarers' Trust - which often pays for vehicles for seafarers' welfare bodies and missions - has announced it will be surveying their uses and effectiveness so as to use its grants as effectively as possible. The Trust will be partnering in the programme...

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