The Onboard Online project aims to provide ITF Inspectors with a mobile Hot-Spot to be taken on board vessels during inspections. We suggest leaving the Hot-Spot in the mess room, maybe asking the chief cook to be in charge of it. Once the inspection is...

March 8, 2016 marks International Women's Day. International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate progress made and highlight areas which continue to fall behind. Above all,  International Women's Day celebrates acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role...

Our previous post on the must have apps for maritime workers included a list on both online and offline apps (for those of you who are still unsure, offline apps rely on no internet connection to function). This got us thinking.What tips and tools are out...

Smartphones and tablet devices are now hugely important to the working lives of seafarers. Below we have listed just some of the free apps available that we believe are essential downloads for seafarers and those employed in the maritime sector. We have tried to include...

[efsflexvideo type="other" url="https://player.vimeo.com/video/156546946" allowfullscreen="yes" widescreen="yes" width="420" height="315"/] Welfare boards, known locally as Port Welfare Committees (PWCs), help form maritime communities that coordinate, review and support improvements to the provision of shore based welfare facilities and services for seafarers. In considering requests for grant assistance from the...

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...

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...

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