As the maritime industry continues to evolve, the need for well-equipped and compassionate individuals in maritime ministry becomes increasingly crucial. To address this, in November 2023 ICMA led a comprehensive series of lessons blending online and in-class experiences to provide
On 26 September 2023, the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University hosted a seminar to mobilize community supports for a seafarers’ welfare centre in St. John’s.
by Joel Holt, MNWB https://youtu.be/0CUCzQJcR9Q A bus has been transformed into a mobile seafarer centre for hundreds of seafarers to use in a major UK port. The mobile seafarer centre is being trialled in the Port of Southampton on Thursday, August 17 and
by Susan Huppert and Jason Zuidema, NAMMA https://vimeo.com/851376300?share=copy NAMMA Conference 2023 Video The North American Maritime Ministry Association (NAMMA) Conference 2023 brought a common vision and long-term commitment together. Chaplains, directors, ship visitors, and volunteers gathered around the theme of “Ready for the
Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by The Rev'd Ian Hutchinson Cervantes (Mission to Seafarers - Regional Director – Latin América and Port Chaplain - Panamá) We inhabit a moment when war, pandemic, the politics of amoral “national (self) interest”, and
Review by Dr. Jason Zuidema, NAMMA Michael Sparrow, A Century at Kilindini: The Story of Mombasa’s Mission to Seafarers 1921-2021. Nairobi, 2021. This is the second edition of the story of the mission in Mombasa, a thoroughly revised edition of the book
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.
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