Roald Evensen, Terje J. Eriksen and Bjørn Lødøen, Velferden – Historien om States Velferdskontor for Handelsflåten. Sofiemyr: Bjørgu Forlag AS, 2017. 194pp. This is a beautiful pictorial history of the work of the Norwegian Seamen’s Service over the past 70 years.
Representatives of the Port and supporting communities gathered on November 23 for a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially re-open Mariners’ House, the seafarers centre in the Port of Montreal. Robert Zeagman, President of Seagulf Marine Industries and the Mariners’ House board,
By Michael Skaggs. With generous renewed funding from the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, the North American Maritime Ministry Association facilitated bursaries for ten of its port-based seafarers’ welfare center agency affiliates and its central office to employ seafarers’ welfare interns in the
by Wendy Cadge, Brandeis University. From The Conversation, January 3, 2018. Traveling in the new year? It is very likely there is a chapel or meditation room tucked away somewhere in one of the airports you’ll pass through. Sixteen of the country’s
Stephen Davies. Strong to Save: Maritime Mission in Hong Kong, from Whampoa Reach to the Mariners’ Club. Hong Kong: CityU HK Press, 2017. Xxxii + 605 pp. This new book by Stephen Davis, former director of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Wendy Knickerbocker, Bard of Bethel: The Life and Times of Boston’s Father Taylor 1793-1871, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. The history of maritime ministry’s institutions and individuals illuminates its modern iterations around the world. Knickerbocker, who retired from the Maine Merchant
by Wendy Cadge This article first appeared in The Conversation, July 11, 2017. Boston celebrated its maritime heritage in June by welcoming tall ships from around the world into Boston Harbor for the celebratory event, Sail Boston. Thousands of people visited the