A wide range of associations, organisations, businesses and charities in the UK maritime sector support the Seafarers Awareness Week campaign.

If you would like your organisation or business to be included below, please email

  • All Cruise Jobs

    All Cruise Jobs is a job board for the cruise line industry.

  • Apostleship of the Sea

    Apostleship of the Sea provides practical and pastoral support for seafarers and their families, with a presence in more than 100 countries.

  • Associated British Ports (ABP)

    ABP is the UK’s leading port operator, with a network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. ABP is supporting SAW by encouraging ports to arrange school visits, and facilitating media access for filming and interviews.

  • Bibby Ship Management

    Bibby Ship Management provides third-party ship management solutions to the global maritime industry.

  • Blackpool and Fylde College

    One of the UK’s top Nautical establishments, attracting students from all over the world; with a graduate to employment rate of 100%.

  • British Marine

    British Marine is the membership organisation for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry.

  • British Ports Association

    The British Ports Association represents the interests of its 91 full members, and numerous associate members.

  • British Tugowners Association

    The BTA represents the interests of port towage operators from large corporates to smaller privately-owned companies, plus a number of Port Authorities.

  • Bryant Ocean

    Bryant Ocean offer specialist Marine & Subsea recruitment services.

  • Careers at Sea

    Careers at Sea partners with a range of groups that support Merchant Navy training and commercial shipping activities.

  • Careers At Sea & Beyond

    Careers At Sea & Beyond is dedicated to helping newly qualified officers achieve, aspire, & make informed decisions in their chosen career at sea & beyond.

  • CESG

    CESG delivers Global HR & Payroll Solutions - to the maritime, offshore, cruise & yacht industries

  • Chiltern Maritime

    Chiltern Maritime specialises in the recruitment, training & administration of Officer Trainees for Merchant Navy Scholarship Schemes.

  • Clyde Marine Training

    The Merchant Navy can offer you fully-funded training and a chance to discover the world, learn new transferable skills and enjoy a huge choice of job opportunities both at sea and ashore.

  • CMR

    CMR provides business intelligence and due diligence consultancy, risk mitigation services, post event and forensic investigations, and technical experts for claims and dispute resolution, to the global maritime, ports and terminals, and supply chain logistics sectors.

  • Colossal Maritime

    Colossal are world leaders in maritime risk management solutions and training services.

  • Combat Stress

    Combat Stress is the UK’s leading military charity providing treatment and support to ex-Service men and women.

  • Company of Watermen and Lightermen

    The Company’s principal activity is that of a working guild, providing services to its Freemen, facilitating an apprenticeship scheme, acting as trustee for its charities and participating in the traditions of the City of London.

  • Crest Systems

    Crest Systems specialise in technical system management and consultancy for the superyacht industry; for both new builds and refits, offering design, management and support.

  • Crew Report

    The Crew Report is the definitive magazine for professional superyacht crew.

  • Crewtoo

    Crewtoo is the home of seafarers online.

  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA)

    Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world’s largest cruise industry association providing a unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community.

  • Cruise Ship Training

    Cruise Ship Training specialises in training courses for Pursers and Cruise Staff.

  • Crusader Marine

    Crusader Marine provides consultancy services in Marine Fuels, Maritime and Energy.

  • DFDS Seaways

    DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, with a network of 30 routes and 50 freight and passenger ships.

  • DP World

    DP World operates multiple, yet related businesses - from marine & inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.

  • Elite Maritime Selection (EMS)

    EMS is a specialist recruitment partner, for the international maritime and commercial marine industries, sourcing exceptional talent worldwide.

  • Falmouth Marine School

    Falmouth Marine School specialise in Boatbuilding, Leisure & Watersports, Marine Engineering and Marine Science & Biology.

  • Faststream Recruitment Group

    Faststream offer maritime jobs throughout the world and across a wide range of disciplines.

  • Fidra Films

    Fidra Films create film-based educational and training resources for the maritime industry, offering a range of solutions to suit the training requirements of your organisation or industry sector.

  • Fishermen's Mission

    The Fishermen’s Mission provides emergency support alongside practical, financial, spiritual & emotional care.

  • Flag Deck

    Flag Deck is for mariners, ex mariners, sailors, or anyone who is interested in the sea and ships.

  • Flying Fish

    Flying Fish trains commercial maritime professionals and instructors of water sports and mountain sports.

  • Genesis Personnel

    Genesis Personnel, is a specialist recruitment servicesincorporating Genesis Recruitment, Genesis Marine and Northbey Offshore.

  • Global Shipping Careers

    Global Shipping Careers is an employment website (Job Board) dedicated to shipping, maritime, marine & offshore and related industry jobs both on shore and sailing.

  • Gray Page

    Gray Page is a specialist advisory and consulting group that solves problems around the world for companies and organisations in shipping, insurance and international trade.

  • Guardian Maritime Ltd

    Guardian Maritime is the UK company which developed & installs the GUARDIAN anti-piracy barriers for maritime & offshore industries.

  • Highfield Professional Solutions

    Highfield Maritime & Shipping are expert recruiters within the marine, maritime and shipping industry.

  • Honourable Company of Master Mariners

    The Honourable Company of Master Mariners was formed in 1926. It is a professional body for Sea Captains and a City of London Livery Company with membership open to British and Commonwealth Master Mariners, from both Royal and Merchant Navies, and to others with a strong association with the maritime industry in general.

  • Hull Children’s University

    The Hull Children's University provides young people with invaluable learning experiences aimed at raising their future aspirations and ambitions.

  • Human Rights at Sea

    The aim of Human Rights at Sea is to explicitly raise awareness, implementation & accountability of human rights provisions throughout the maritime environment.

  • Humberside Offshore Training Association (HOTA)

    HOTA is anon-shore, off-shore training provider. They offer approved courses, such as: Maritime, First Aid, Fire Training, H&S, Electrical and Off-shore.

  • IHS Maritime

    IHS Maritime brings you global shipping and maritime news and intelligence.

  • IMarEST

    IMarEST is an international membership body for all marine professionals; bringing together marine engineers, marine scientists and marine technologists.

  • Independent Port Consultants

    Independent Port Consultants was formed in 2001 from individual members of the Ports and Terminals Group of the Society of Maritime Industries, the Trade Association of the UK ports industry.

  • Inmarsat

    Inmarsat is an industry leader and pioneer of mobile satellite communications. It has been powering global connectivity for more than 30 years.

  • The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is the professional body for all members of the commercial shipping industry worldwide.

  • International Seafarer’s Welfare & Assistance Network

    ISWAN is an international charity that promotes seafarers welfare worldwide and provides a 24 hour helpline.

  • International Transport Workers' Federation

    The ITF Seafarers’ Trust provides funds for organisations who do work for the benefit of seafarers at sea and in port.

  • Jeanius Consulting

    Jeanius Consulting is a specialist maritime company offering PR, marketing, social media management, business strategy, & creative solutions.

  • Jobs in Maritime

    Jobs in Maritime is the global job site & recruitment service of the NMDG, the UK maritime network for industries influenced by the sea & waterways.

  • LLoyds's Register Marine

    Lloyd’s Register Marine is a leading provider of marine classification services around the world.

  • Llyn Maritime Museum

    The Llyn Maritime Museum was founded by a group of local volunteers who wanted to showcase the areas rich maritime heritage.

  • Lockers Fish

    Lockers Fish is a family run fresh fish processing business based in Whitby, Yorkshire.

  • Maersk Line

    Maersk is an integrated transport and logistics company with multiple brands and is a global leader in container shipping and ports.

  • Marine Learning Alliance

    The Marine Learning Alliance, a wholly owned subsidiary of IMarEST, is a brand new distance e-learning company specialising in Hydrographic qualifications and other marine/maritime subjects.

  • Marine Resources

    Marine Resources provide expert recruitment services to the marine industry worldwide.

  • Marine Society

    The Marine Society aims to be the first in learning & professional development for seafarers, helping them to learn new skills, and gain accredited qualifications.

  • Maritime Films UK

    MFUK is an independent film production company for the maritime industry. It offers a dedicated service to all across the sector.

  • Maritime Foundation

    The Maritime Foundation's purpose is to inform & raise awareness of the importance of Britain’s maritime industries, through education, training & research.

  • Maritime London

    Maritime London is a not for profit promotional body for UK based companies which provide professional services to the international shipping industry.

  • Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response

    THE MPHRP works with the whole maritime industry to assist seafarers & their families who are affected by piracy.

  • Maritime Professionals

    A comprehensive resource for the global maritime business - ashore and at sea. Including job searches, recruitment, events, business opportunities and much more! All basic listings are free to use.

  • Maritime Safety Signs

    Maritime Safety Signs provides photo luminescent safety signage solutions for the marine and offshore industry exclusively.

  • Maritime Skills Academy

    Viking Recruitment’s new training division, The Maritime Skills Academy, offers a portfolio of MCA accredited short courses & is an Approved English Marlins Testing Centre.

  • Maritime Skills Alliance

    The Maritime Skills Alliance sets and promotes skills standards for the UK’s maritime sector.

  • Maritime UK

    Maritime UK brings together shipping, ports & maritime business services sectors in the UK to speak with a single voice on key strategic & practical issues.

  • Maritime Volunteer Service

    The Maritime Volunteer Service has over 400 members in more than 30 Units around the coasts and estuaries of the United Kingdom.

  • MBNA Thames Clippers

    MBNA Thames Clippers is the leading River Bus service on the River Thames running a 20 minute frequency between key London piers including North Greenwich for The O2, Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower, London Bridge, Westminster and London Eye for Waterloo, as well as several residential piers.

  • Merchant Navy Association

    The core of the MNA's objectives is the recognition of the Merchant Navy Veterans and the critical & strategic role of the Merchant Navy in times of war and conflict.

  • Merchant Navy Training Board

    The Merchant Navy Training Board is the shipping industry’s central body for promoting and developing sector specific education, training and skills.

  • Merchant Navy Welfare Board

    As the 'umbrella' for the UK maritime charity sector, the MNWB promotes co-operation between organisations providing welfare services to merchant seafarers and their dependants.

  • Mission to Seafarers

    The Mission to Seafarers offers emergency assistance, practical support, and a friendly welcome to crews visiting 260 ports around the world.

  • NAFC Marine Centre

    The Centre delivers training and education, carries our research and development, and provides consultancy, advisory and other services for the maritime industries.

  • National Coastwatch Institution (NCI)

    The NCI is a voluntary organisation keeping a visual watch along UK shores, as part of the UK’s Search and Rescue operation.

  • National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations (NFFO)

    The NFFO exists to provide a voice for fishermen, irrespective of where on the coast they are based or the size of the vessel they operate.

  • National Gulf Veterans and Families Association

    The NGVFA's mission is to enhance and improve the quality of the day-to-day lives of all veterans of desert conflicts and their families.

  • Nautical Institute

    The Nautical Institute is the international representative body for maritime professionals & others with an interest in nautical matters.

  • Nautilus International

    Nautilus International is a trade union & professional organisation representing more than 22,000 maritime professionals in the UK, Netherlands & Switzerland.

  • Navis Consulting

    Navis Consulting offers a recruitment service in Maritime, specialising in Commercial Shipping, Technical Shipping, Marine and Offshore.

  • Navy Campaign

    The aim of the Navy Campaign is simple - to promote the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines.

  • NMCI

    The NMCI is at the forefront of training centres in Europe, with training facilities including one of the largest suite of marine simulators globally.

  • NMDG

    National Maritime Development Group (NMDG)is a maritime network for industries influenced by the sea and waterways

  • Nuwave Personnel

    Nuwave Personnel:
    Provide jobs for Seafarers in the Marine Industry & offer Recruitment Services, Crew Management & Payroll Solutions.

    Nuwave Training:
    Supports both the Marine Industry and Land Based Industries with Bespoke Accredited Courses

  • Ocean Training Online

    Ocean Training Online trains Leisure sailors and Maritime Professionals via distance and e- learning - a great step up for those wishing to pursue a career at sea.

  • Officers' Association

    The Officers’ Association's mission is to promote the welfare of those who have held a commission, in HM Armed Services, and their dependants.

  • OMT Training Ltd

    OMT Training Ltd providing MCA, RYA and STCW courses, to get you started on your maritime career.

  • Plymouth University - Shipping and Logistics

    Plymouth University offers 3 specialist programmes designed to launch or develop management careers in the maritime, logistics & supply chain industries.

  • Port Academy Liverpool

    Port Academy Liverpool is a one-stop-shop for courses in port operations and maritime logistics, based in Merseyside, North West.

  • Port of London Authority(PLA)

    The PLA operations cover 95 miles of the River Thames; keeping commercial & leisure users safe, protecting & enhancing the environment, & promoting the use of the river.

  • Propeller Club of London

    The London Chapter of the Propeller Club is a for those interested in the enhancement and well-being of all sectors of the maritime industry.

  • Red Ensign Training

    Red Ensign - specialists in Commercial Maritime Career Training Courses.

  • Red Funnel

    Red Funnel operate over 13,800 vehicle ferry sailings and 23,000 Red Jet passenger sailings each year.

  • RINA

    The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) is an internationally renowned professional institution whose members are involved at all levels in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures.

  • Royal Naval Association

    The RNA is a family of current & former Naval Service personnel, relatives and supporters of our country’s Royal Navy.

  • Royal Naval Benevolent Trust

    The RNBT gives help, in cases of need, to serving & former RN ratings, Royal Marines other ranks, plus their partners, children and dependants.

  • Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children's Fund

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children’s Fund supports children whose parents work, or have worked, for the Naval Service.

  • Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity improves the lives of all who serve, past and present, and their families.

  • Sailors Childrens Society

    Sailors’ Children’s Society is a national charity providing support for disadvantaged children of seafarers in the UK.

  • Sailors' Society

    The Sailors’ Society provides a personal lifeline for merchant seafarers on board ship and when they step ashore in port.

  • Save Our Seafarers

    SaveOurSeafarers is an international, not-for-profit, anti-piracy campaign which was launched in March 2011 by a group of five influential maritime associations.

  • Save the Royal Navy is simply a campaigning web site and blog, an independent voice, not an organisation as such.

  • Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF)

    The SFF was formed in 1973 to preserve and promote the collective interests of Scotland’s fishermen's associations.

  • Scottish Maritime Academy at North East Scotland College

    The Academy is one of Scotland's premier maritime education and training providers offering courses to the fishing, commercial fleet and leisure.

  • Sea Cadets

    Established in 1856 the Sea Cadets was created by communities wanting to give young people instruction on a naval theme.

  • Sea Career

    Sea Career merged with Marine Jobs UK in 2014 to form the industry job board, specialising in jobs on sea going ships.

  • Sea Secretary

    Providing training packages for Maritime Colleges & shipping companies with course content designed around published IMO & MCA syllabuses.

  • Sea Vision

    Sea Vision is the national on-going campaign to enthuse the young people of today about the maritime opportunities of tomorrow.

  • Seafarers' Rights International

    SRI's mission is to advance seafarers’ rights in international and national forums, to empower seafarers to realise their rights.

  • Seafish

    At Seafish, their mission is to support a profitable, sustainable and socially responsible future for the seafood industry.

  • Seamariner

    Established in 1992, Seamariner is a leading marine recruitment specialist.

  • SeaWives

    The online anchor - free online advice, discussion and support network for wives, partners & families of seafarers.

  • Seawork International 2017

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, will open its doors for the twentieth year in Southampton, 13-15 June 2017.

  • Security Association for the Maritime Industry

    SAMI is an international organisation for the maritime security industry & related stakeholders.

  • Ship Safe Training Group

    The Ship Safe Training Group provides an entry route for Officer Trainees wanting to develop their careers at sea with the Merchant Navy.

  • Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL)

    SPNL aims to bring together young professionals from all aspects of the industry to network, socialise and learn more about the industry.

  • Shipping TV

    Providing ship and shipping news, information and background on video.

  • Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society

    The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society provides financial & practical help to fishermen, mariners & their dependants.

  • ShoreMarineJobs

    ShoreMarineJobs is the world's only current Job Board dedicated purely to shore-based Shipping Jobs.

  • Skipper Expo International

    Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen 2016 will be held on 27 and 28 May, and will be promoting the initiative encouraging youngsters to consider a career in commercial fishing.

  • Society of Maritime Industries

    The Society of Maritime Industries is the voice of the UK’s maritime engineering and business sector.

  • Solarglide

    Solarglide design, manufacture and supply the very best navigational safety products.

  • South Devon College Noss Marine Academy

    South Devon’s College, Noss Marine Academy, is based on the River Dart. It is is a maritime centre of excellence for training and education.

  • South Shields Marine School

    South Shields Marine School offers cadet programmes, professional industry training, off-shore & safety training to international shipping & maritime industries.

  • Spinnaker Global

    Spinnaker are specialists in shore-based shipping recruitment, executive search and HR consulting.

  • Superyacht CV Company

    The Superyacht CV Company (SYCVC) offers career mentoring,coaching & key skill development for the yachting industry.

  • Superyacht Jobs

    Superyacht jobs is the leading recruitment site for the superyacht industry both sea and on land.

  • Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI)

    SSI is an ambitious coalition of shipping leaders from around the world, which is taking practical steps to tackle some of the sector’s greatest opportunities and challenges.

  • Thames Estuary Partnership

    TEP is the non-profit organisation for sustainability projects and partnerships within the Thames Estuary towards environmental, social and economic outcomes.

  • Thames Skills Academy

    The employer-led answer to delivering structured, effective maritime training and competencies for the tidal Thames.

  • Trinity House

    Trinity House provides Aids to Navigation to assist the safe passage of a huge variety of vessels through some of the busiest sea-lanes in the world.

  • UK Chamber of Shipping

    The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade association for the UK shipping industry, working to promote and protect the interests of its members.

  • UK Harbour Masters' Association

    The Harbour Masters’ Association (UKHMA) encourages safe and efficient conduct of marine operations in ports; promotes the interests and professional competence of harbour masters; and represents by way of professional advice and support the views of harbour masters to governmental bodies, port authorities.

  • UK Marine Industries Alliance

    The UK Marine Industries Alliance brings together all aspects of the sector with the goal of securing the maximum opportunity for the industry to flourish.

  • UK Maritime Pilots' Association

    The professional association for UK Maritime Pilots.

  • UK Ports Directory

    The comprehensive guide to all the UK's commercial ports with daily UK port news.

  • UKSA

    UKSA is a charity who believe in the power of the sea to make a change. They offer maritime training courses & youth development programmes to help young people transform their lives for the better.

  • United Kingdom Major Ports Group Limited (UKMPG)

    UKMPG is the trade association representing most of the larger commercial ports in the United Kingdom.

  • Viking Recruitment

    Viking is the leading Cruise Ship & Large Yacht Crew Management specialists offering career opportunities globally for Officers & Crew.

  • Warsash Maritime Academy

    WMA provides education, training, consultancy & research services to the global shipping, commercial yacht, offshore & renewables industries.

  • Watch Ashore

    The Watch Ashore is a social organisation that provides support and friendship to partners and families of Merchant Navy personnel.

  • Waterfront Conference Company

    Their events bring port directors together to discuss the latest policy/regulatory changes, network with colleagues, and share ideas on industry growth.

  • Wenford Ltd

    Wenford offer project &asset management services focused on developing & optimising the productivity of people & capital resources.

  • Western Maritime Training

    Western Maritime Training is an ISO accredited, MCA,SQA, AMERC and Seafish approved provider of high quality training courses based in Plymouth. We offer training courses for all sectors from STCW basic training right up to MCA Master Unlimited Oral Preparation.

  • Wilson Halligan

    Wilsonhalligan recruits yacht crew exclusively for large yachts and superyachts.


    WISTA-UK is part of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association - an international organisation of women working in the shipping industry.

  • Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS)

    WRS is a global recruitment business in the oil & gas, mining, marine, construction, engineering and power sectors.

  • Worshipful Company of Shipwrights

    The Company donates annually to maritime related individuals and companies.

  • yaCrew

    yaCrew is a job boards specialising in jobs on yachts, superyachts & megayachts.

  • Youngship Liverpool

    YoungShip is a professional non-profit organisation for young people working within the global maritime industry.

  • YPI Crew

    YPI CREW has been the go-to yacht crew recruitment agency since 2002 and the recruitment partner of the most discerning yacht captains, yacht owners and candidates.

  • Zephyr Maritime

    Zephyr Maritime is an Executive Search firm that operates exclusively within the maritime industry on mid to senior level shore based appointments.