Volunteer Beryl recognised with award

During the opening of the new Port Talbot centre last month, 80 year old Beryl Leyshon was presented with an award in recognition for her long-standing volunteering work. Read more

New grant to increase and diversify our volunteer base

A £110k grant from Seafarers UK will support our new UK volunteering outreach strategy for 2019, which aims to increase the number of young people (25-45) and female volunteers, as well as those from different ethnic and religious backgrounds. Read more

Discount for CMA Shipping Conference

The CMA Shipping Conference is offering a $300 discount (which is normally only available to CMA Members) on tickets, for supporters of the The Mission to Seafarers. Read more

New seafarer welfare centre opens in Port Talbot

We’ve opened a new centre for seafarers in Port Talbot, significantly increasing our vital welfare service provision for seafarers calling at the port. Read more

Port Chaplain Father Herbert receives prestigious new appointment

Father Herbert Fadriquela, our Port Chaplain in Felixstowe, has been appointed a Member of the Chapter of Canons of the National Cathedral in Manila, Philippines. Read more

One year of the Happiness Index - What have we learned?

Findings from 2018 welfare survey published on new Happy at Sea website Read more

Woolly Hat Day 2019

Knitting needles at the ready! The Mission to Seafarers needs your handiwork. Read more

Port of Rotterdam in the News

Our chaplain in Rotterdam, Revd. Dennis Woodward, was interviewed by Dutch current affairs programme 'Onderstromen'. Read more

MtS Philippines Family Network awarded Outstanding Community Enterprise award

The Mission to Seafarers Philippines Family Network (MtS Ph FN) was one awarded Most Outstanding Community Enterprise 2018. Read more

Friends and supporters celebrate at the Annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2018

At the Annual Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, The Mission to Seafarers has reaffirmed its commitment to developing new mental health services in 2019 in response to increasing concerns around mental wellbeing at sea. Read more