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Lockdown Loneliness of Seafarers – Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday 21 June and so Sailors Society is putting the spotlight on seafarers unable to reunite with their children due to COVID-19 and how we’ve been supporting them through these tough times. Sailors Society UK has  produced a campaign page featuring seafarer Taylan who’s not been able to hold his newborn son yet and also a British seafarer assisted by Pauline Robertson. “It’s a very hard time for us,” says Taylan, who is now…

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Who Counsels the Counsellors?

By Yvonne de Kock ‘It’s still ‘lockdown’ as regards on board visits to vessels, missions and hospitals. But we’ve set up communications with them via website links for chats and devotions [even airtime renewal] we have the same communication capabilities with many vessels worldwide with 6 of us on a round the clock roster to assist captains and crews with care in these circumstances. We have now set up Skype and call-in lines with vessels worldwide with us covering Africa…

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