News

  • Seafarers UK COVID-19 Emergency Appeal and support for seafarers

    3 Apr 2020

    Seafarers UK has released £100,000 of immediate funds to provide support to seafarers, and launched an Emergency Appeal to provide further cross-sector help.

  • Coronavirus and the welfare of seafarers

    18 Mar 2020

    Seafarers UK, alongside other leading maritime organisations, has kindly requested Inmarsat Maritime and KVH Industries to facilitate the granting of additional free data and free Satellite calls for seafarers aboard vessels on international voyages for the next three months, while the global Coronavirus crisis continues.

  • Seafarers UK COVID-19 Update: Business as usual

    17 Mar 2020

    Due to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) and the advice from the Government to implement physical distancing, Seafarers UK HQ has transitioned to remote working to ensure that we can continue to support seafarers.

  • 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.