COVID-19 Response

Is anyone listening to the World Maritime Day sermon?

When even divine intervention fails to move the dial on industry issues it’s time to take stock of the underlying problems that are hurting shipping’s prospects and undermining the progressive moves towards true sustainability Too often shipping remains out of sight, out of mind and in the shadows, while we impotently bemoan this sea blindness internally, too few of us are prepared to put our heads above the parapet and speak out. Let’s address the real issues this World Maritime…

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Dedicated Helpline for Seafarers

Just a reminder of the details for our dedicated helpline for seafarers and their families. Call: +1 938 222 8181 Chat: This is a 24 hour, confidential helpline. Seafarers can call in and the team will endeavour to put them through to an advisor who can speak in their first language if they wish to. The team can offer advice, guidance, and potentially grants for financial support. Seafarers can call the line and then have their call returned so…

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A Prayer for When You are Waiting on the Lord

I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope” (Psalm 130:5). Are you currently in a place of waiting? Perhaps you are waiting for a job, for healing, for restoration in a relationship or marriage,or for wisdom to know where you should go next. That place of waiting is a place we are all familiar with. It’s a place we find ourselves in often over the course of our lives. Though it’s a familiar place…

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