News

  • Seafarers UK loyal supporter to run London Marathon in his garden

    23 Apr 2020

    Asbjorn Kops from Maersk, a loyal supporter of Seafarers UK, has decided to run the London Marathon on its original date of Sunday 26th April in his garden, despite it being postponed till October 4th this year, as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

  • New £2 Million Fund from Seafarers UK to Help Seafarers Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

    17 Apr 2020

    Seafarers UK has created a new Seafarers UK COVID-19 Emergency Fund of £2 million, with grants being awarded immediately to delivery partners providing advice and support for individual seafarers affected by the widespread coronavirus impacts.

  • 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.