Houston School 2023
by Kevin Walker, NAMMA Our ministry’s newest generation shared a week of discussion, worship, and fellowship at NAMMA’s school in the Houston International Seafarers’ Center (HISC) this February 12-17, 2023. This was the second in-person course since the COVID-19 lockdowns, and
Ship Welfare Visitor Course Online Refreshed with a Focus on Rights at Sea and Security
by Joel Holt, MNWB The Merchant Navy Welfare Board’s (MNWB) popular Ship Welfare Visitor course has been updated with a greater emphasis on rights at sea and security. The course is aimed at all employees and volunteers of charities within the maritime
Serving with Our Heads: Research and Education in Maritime Chaplaincy
by Kevin Walker, NAMMA Maritime ministry has all too many open questions at the moment. Many of our most experienced chaplains and volunteers have retired, and we have new ones who have never served in normal times. Even what ‘normal’ should
The MARE Report: A Magazine for Seafarers’ Welfare Professionals 2020
This is the 2020 issue of The MARE Report magazine. The MARE Report (MARE is the 'sea' in Latin) is a new magazine published by the North American Maritime Ministry Association to discuss issues affecting seafarers' welfare providers and their supporters.