The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million crewmen and women who face danger every day to keep our global economy afloat.

We work in over 200 ports caring for seafarers of all ranks, nationalities and beliefs. Through our global network of Chaplains, Staff and Volunteers we offer practical, emotional and spiritual support to seafarers through ship-visits, Flying Angel seafarers' centres and a range of welfare and emergency support services.


Knitting for Seafarers

Seafarers travel all over the world, often in chilly locations and rely on the warmth knitters and supporters provide by knitting woolly hats and scarves.


The Mission to Seafarers' publications library includes our Strategy 2016-2020 and Prayer Diary 2019...


Author: Patrick Silla

Stats and facts

Over 90% of world trade is carried by the sea, providing work for the world's 1.5 million seafarers...


Author: Sample Content



  • Mission to Seafarers Singapore Port Chaplain Short Voyage

    The Mission to Seafarers Singapore appreciates Team Tankers International, as Owners, and ASP Ship Management Singapore, as Technical Managers, for arranging a short sailing stint for the Singapore Port Chaplain on one of their tankers in August 2018 Read more

  • Mental Health and Seafarers: a Canadian response

    The Mission to Seafarers invited its Regional Director for Canada to write about mental health amongst seafarers, and how she and her team are addressing this growing concern. Read more

  • Thought of the day

    Jake Pass, Senior Port Welfare Officer, reflects on Lent and its meaning: Read more