Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Small is still significant On the northwestern edge of Lake Ontario is one of the ten seafarers' centres in Canadian ports affiliated to the Anglican global ministry of The Mission to Seafarers.
Article audio (courtesy Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Nestled just south of the bustling Port of Tampa, Florida on Tampa Bay, is Port Manatee; a deep water seaport on the Gulf of Mexico. While a comparatively smaller port, it’s geographic footprint
Canadian National Seafarers’ Welfare Board Meets in Capital, Discusses ‘Proactive Approach’ to Seafarers’ Welfare
by Kevin Walker (NAMMA), with contributions from Debbie Murray (APCA), Peter Lahay (ITF), and Jason Zuidema (NAMMA) On November 7, the Canadian Seafarers’ Welfare Board (CSWB) convened in Ottawa ahead of the meeting of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council (CMAC) for
Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Shore leave for seafarers on cruise ships has improved since the decrease of COVID-19. Seafarer centers in the United States and Canada report improved access to shore leave provides reduced stress on those working at
Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Cookies make a difference to seafarers. Chaplain Ruth Setaro has been visiting the ships in the Port of New Haven, CT for more than 26 years. Her committed partner in seafarers' welfare work,