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The Mission to Seafarers
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Support and welfare for the world's 1.5 million merchant seafarers
Support and welfare for the world's 1.5 million merchant seafarers

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Mission to Seafarers hosting debate at Posidonia, Friday 10 June 2016, 11am to 12 noon, at the Posidonia Conference Centre, click link for more info:

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88-year-old Marcia Scholes of Fitzgibbon has been nominated for a Volunteering Queensland Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering Award for her 70 years of dedication to The Mission to Seafarers! Thanks to her and all our volunteers around the world providing the support that seafarers need!

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The Mission to Seafarers Manila has come to the aid of a Filipino seafarer and his family after a tanker was attacked by pirates: http://ow.ly/ZNw7Z

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Shocking what some seafarers have to go through: http://bit.ly/1TeF5qv “Some of the stuff I saw was really dark. And (it’s) kind of shocking that this exists and not in isolated fashion, (but) in pervasive fashion, be it sea slavery or sex slavery or really acute violence or just hardship."

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The Mission to Seafarers has announced that it will be opening a new seafarers’ centre and families’ support project in Yangon Myanmar.

Read more here: http://ow.ly/YWmz5

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Some seafarers in Antwerp Port. Click below to check out our Instagram!

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Returning to Singapore on Friday 15 July 2016 at the Shangri-La Hotel, the 9th Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia promises to be a memorable night of celebrating the achievements of the industry and recognising the efforts of seafarers!

http://ow.ly/YtYtg

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Families’ talk of their anguish at five year jail sentences ahead of the bail hearing and seek a second appeal in the High Court:

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Yesterday was the celebration of Ash Wednesday. This day marks the first day of Lent, which is an important time set aside for spiritual reflection often involves a shared commitment to change during the period of 40 days before Easter. Many thanks to our supporters all around the world who have dedicated their Lent to helping to improve the lives of seafarers and their families.
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How will the Mission respond to seafarers needs in the 21st Century? Secretary General Andrew Wright gives us some insight.....

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