MNF Grant Awarded to Combat Stress

The Merchant Navy Fund, which is a collaborative initiative between Seafarers UK and the MNWB has awarded Combat Stress with £25,000. The grant means Merchant Navy Seafarers and Fishermen veterans will be provided with a range of mental health services addressing the needs of each individual. These services include; A 24 hour confidential help and

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LAUNCH OF THE HISTORIC VESSEL “OUR LIZZIE” – Lake Loathing, Oulton Broad, Suffolk

Following a two- and half-year restoration and refit the beautiful historic fishing vessel “Our Lizzie” is due to be launched at The International Boatbuilding Training College, Lowestoft on Tuesday 16th October 2018. Built in 1920 at Porthleven, Cornwall “Our Lizzie” is a rare surviving example of a period Gaff rigged “drifter” with a delightful counter

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National Maritime Cup: Time Trial Championship

We are seeking 12 teams from across UK maritime industries to take to the Thames this summer to row the 9 mile route from Woolwich to Greenwich in aid of the AHOY centre charity and battle to become the UK’s maritime sector ‘Champion of Champions’ This event is open to all – no experience required

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Free health checks for fishermen and their families coming to Peterhead

Respected maritime charities, the Fishermen’s Mission and Seafarers Hospital Society (SHS), have today announced a new joint initiative, the SeaFit Programme, that will deliver health and wellbeing services around the UK coastline for commercial fishermen and their families. The programme will be officially launched at a major health and wellbeing event for the fishing community

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SEA CADETS NATIONAL COMBINED REGATTA

        Saturday 1st September 2018 09:00 – 17.00 The Marine Society & Sea Cadets are holding a National Combined Regatta at the ExCel, London, Royal Docks Boat Station on 1st September 2018 at which Jobs in Maritime will be helping organize and exhibiting at. Make sure you pop by to meet some

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Seafarers Awareness Week

Since 2010 Seafarers UK has coordinated and promoted Seafarers Awareness Week in June each year. The UK has always been heavily dependent on a thriving maritime industry. An estimated 95% of imports come to our ‘island nation’ by ship, including much of our everyday food and fuel. Yet many people are completely unaware of the

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STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date. An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as re-train STEM candidates from

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