• Maritime Charities Group Submission to The Review of the Role of Civil Society

    The Maritime Charities Group has responded to a review of the role of charities in the recovery from COVID-19 which is being conducted by Danny Kruger MP at the request of the Prime Minister. Read more

  • Maritime charities launch mental health awareness and wellbeing training standard

    The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and wellbeing awareness.

  • Maritime Charities Group Funding Principles

    MCG members wish to ensure that their grant making processes and grants are fair, transparent and effective. To achieve this we have developed a framework of funding principles which will guide and inform our grant making and our ongoing relationships with those we fund.

  • MCG Briefing April 30 Charities & COVID-19

    The maritime charity welfare sector has stepped up to support seafaring key workers during COVID-19 crisis with an extra £3M for seafarers and their families. Members of the Maritime Charities Group are digging deep and some are raiding their reserves to ensure that seafarers are supported during the crisis. This document outlines MCG member support available so far.

  • ‘Navigating Change’ Two Years On: A 2019 Update

    ‘Navigating Change – A Review of the UK Maritime Welfare Charity Sector’ was released at Supporting Seafarers Conference 2017. The report is a comprehensive review of the UK maritime welfare charity sector. Two years on, we are looking at what progress has been achieved since the Navigating Change study took place.

  • Review of merchant seafarers welfare

    The focus of this research is on working-age seafarers with a Merchant Navy background, while recognizing a broader literature that exists on the welfare of Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, ex-Royal Navy personnel, fishermen and former seafarers.