Andrew Wright's May Update

My monthly message often marks new beginnings. I am glad to be able to announce three more this month. Read more

Andrew Wright's April update

I have just spent a day as an “intern”. I worked alongside Miranda Peters, both in her role at the Queen Victoria Seaman’s Rest in London, a wonderful home for retired seafarers and for others as well, and in her role as MtS Chaplaincy Assistant in the Port of Tilbury. Read more

Personal stories: Leo De Freitas

Dr Leo John De Freitas, reflects on his father's life as a seafarer and how the Mission to Seafarers offered him support when he needed it most. Read more

Ship visiting- a reflection

For the past five weeks I have been shadowing one of the chaplains working in ports in the north of England, to understand the needs of seafarers when they go on shore leave and how these needs are met by welfare services and organisations working in the area. Read more

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

Piracy attacks are no light entertainment

Journalist and supporter of the Mission Steve Matthews talks about modern-day piracy and its effect on seafarers: Read more

The End - All At Sea

I had my last days with the Mission in July 2017, when I took part in the Mission to Seafarers’ annual service at St Michael Paternoster Royal and celebrated Sea Sunday with two congregations... Read more