by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Business leaders, advocacy groups and social welfare agencies gathered online to celebrate a year of successful service to seafarers amid challenges and uncertainties. The North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA) 2021 Conference, “Leading and Learning through Uncertainty”
NAMMA Conference 2021 Introductory Remarks - August 10, 2021 Deacon Paul Rosenblum, President, NAMMA Good morning. It is a great pleasure to see you all today and welcome you to our annual conference. Certainly, I would rather be speaking to you in
https://youtu.be/O-PeW2c15Nc Participants at the NAMMA Conference 2021 explored the challenges of self-care for chaplains and staff of maritime ministries. In times of uncertainty, a common challenge is our ability to care for our own health, or self-care. Self-care should be a
Seafarers' welfare leaders gathered online on August 10 for the first day of the annual NAMMA Conference. Taking place online for the first time in NAMMA's history, the event brought together 75 registrants and speakers from seafarers ministries and maritime
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Invested partners organizing vaccinations of seafarers are committed to success. Following more than a year of random pandemic challenges, the synergy is clear among U.S. seafarers’ welfare groups, logistic teams, global advisors and others who simply care.
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Understanding the significance of seafarers as key in a global market is increasing as new organizations join efforts to vaccinate the world-wide workers. Approximately 1,700,000 seafarers, on internationally trading merchant ships have struggled through the pandemic for
By Dr. Jason Zuidema, ICMA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vfdEZpcLew On June 21-22 the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) partnered with CrewConnect Europe for an international conference online to discuss the welfare of seafarers. More than 800 registrants from countries around the world took part in
by Rev. David Reid MA FNI Many mariners compare the role of the captain on board a ship to a supreme being – the ultimate authority. On a merchant ship, there is no rank or qualification of captain. Instead, this is