NAMMA Helps Seafarers Affected by Ukraine Conflict to Stay in Touch with Home
by Jason Zuidema, NAMMA With the generous support of the TK Foundation, NAMMA has delivered $25,000USD in support to 25 seafarers' missions in North America to help seafarers' affected by the conflict in Ukraine stay in touch with family. NAMMA's program was
Survey of WiFi onboard ships in the Port of Vancouver April 2021
by Peter Smyth, Senior Port Chaplain, Mission to Seafarers, Vancouver In April 2021, The Mission to Seafarers in Vancouver, BC undertook a small research project to determine what Internet needs seafarers had in the port. The survey was conducted in conversation with
Internet Hotspots for seafarers while in port
Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, The MARE Report Providing tools to seafarers for Internet access in ports is overdue. While at sea it is critical. Skirting the border of North America are port cities where global markets move.
“Communication with home makes the life we choose at sea a bit better”
by Susan Huppert, The MARE Report Connectivity is one of the most obvious and simple answers to ensure that seafarers are able to cope while on board, according to The Mission to Seafarers (MTS). MTS gets valuable feedback each quarter from