News

  • Seafarers UK statement on Covid-19

    13 Mar 2020

    Seafarers UK, along with London Funders and a wider group of UK funders recognise that the COVID-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on civil society groups. We want to offer reassurance that we stand with the sector during this time.

  • Seafarers UK Trustee Lord Mountevans Highlights Issues Facing Fishers

    17 Feb 2020

    As the UK Fisheries Bill proceeds through Parliament, Seafarers UK Trustee Lord Mountevans grasped the opportunity on 11 February to inform Peers about the challenges facing Britain’s small scale inshore fishers and their coastal communities.

  • Charity calls for veteran seafarers to share their stories

    28 Jan 2020

    As part of the UK’s VE Day 75th anniversary commemorations* in May 2020, Seafarers UK is launching a Veterans Appeal to raise funds in support of seafaring veterans and their families. Seafarers UK (the charity created in 1917 as King George’s Fund for Sailors) endeavours to support all seafaring veterans in need, regardless of their age of area of service.

  • Seafarers UK publishes its manifesto

    9 Dec 2019

    Seafarers UK, the charity for those who work at sea, has been championing seafarers since 1917 when it was formed during the First World War as King George’s Fund for Sailors.

  • Maritime Charities Group Conference 2019

    20 Nov 2019

    The Maritime Charities Group conference took place 28-29 October 2019 at Trinity House, London, attended by over 120 maritime organisations.

  • Supporting the UK’s Fishing Fleet Through Uncertain Times

    24 Oct 2019

    Seafarers UK has stepped in to support those working in the UK’s Fishing Fleet as Parliament determines how and when the UK will depart from membership of the European Union.