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Seafarers’ Charity Helps Crew Whose Ship Goes Adrift

Saturday, 8 February 2020, 4:34 am | Apostleship of the Sea

Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) in the Seychelles has stepped in to assist a crew of five fishermen who were cast adrift in the Indian Ocean following engine failure . The crew sent out a distress message and were spotted ... More >>

Pope Francis sends encouragement to seafarers

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:35 am | Apostleship of the Sea

Pope Francis has conveyed his appreciation and encouragement to seafarers and fishermen worldwide. Underlining our dependence on the maritime industry, he said, “Without sailors, the global economy would come to a standstill; and without fishermen, many ... More >>

World Fisheries Day: Vatican calls for roadmap

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:44 am | Apostleship of the Sea

The Vatican has called for the creation of a roadmap to ensure widespread ratification and implementation of the international treaties to tackle trafficking and forced labour in the fisheries sector. More >>

Pope appoints cruise ship chaplain as Bishop

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:27 am | Apostleship of the Sea

A priest who provided pastoral support to cruise ship crews has been made an Auxiliary Bishop by Pope Francis. More >>

When does a ship's level of deficiency cross the line?

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 11:07 am | Apostleship of the Sea

When does the level of deficiencies on ships cross the threshold from being a civil wrong to a criminal offence? More >>

Seafarers mark Ash Wednesday on board ships

Friday, 12 February 2016, 9:18 am | Apostleship of the Sea

To mark the beginning of Lent, seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) held Ash Wednesday services for ships’ crew at several ports around Great Britain. More >>

AoS helps seafarers stranded at Newport docks

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:14 am | Apostleship of the Sea

Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) provided support for a group of seafarers who were left stranded on board their ship for more than three months at Newport docks. More >>

Mass on cruise ship following Tunis terror attacks

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 8:43 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

A Mass was celebrated on Saturday, March 21, in Marseille on board the cruise ship Costa Fascinosa after five passengers from the vessel were killed in the Tunis terrorist attack. More >>

Great friend of seafarers mourned

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 10:40 am | Apostleship of the Sea

It is with great sadness that the Apostleship of the Sea has heard of the death on 27th February of Fr John Seddon, a cruise chaplain with the Apostleship of the Sea for more than two decades. More >>

Charity supports family of missing fishing trawler crew

Saturday, 31 January 2015, 10:44 am | Apostleship of the Sea

Maritime charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has provided support to the family and relatives of crew members after their vessel vanished in rough seas in the English Channel on Wednesday (28th January). More >>

Apostleship of the Sea hails role of women

Friday, 7 March 2014, 12:25 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has paid tribute to its women port chaplains and ship visiting volunteers ahead of International Women’s Day 2014. More >>

Apostleship of the Sea set to boost its network

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 10:41 am | Apostleship of the Sea

Seafarer welfare organisation Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is set to boost its worldwide network to better assist seafarers working in current tough conditions faced by shipping. More >>

Apostleship of the Sea assists crew of Tilbury detained ship

Saturday, 11 January 2014, 4:04 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

Apostleship of the Sea assists crew of Tilbury detained ship Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has stepped in to support crew of a cargo ship currently detained at Tilbury in London. The distressed Filipino crew of the mv Isis have not ... More >>

AoS provides support for Tyne ferry

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 10:31 am | Apostleship of the Sea

The Tyne port chaplain of the Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has been providing immediate support to crew following the fire at sea on the Seaways King ferry. More >>

Port chaplains going all out to bring Christmas to seafarers

Monday, 23 December 2013, 10:40 am | Apostleship of the Sea

For seafarers visiting ports this Christmas, it can be a lonely time, hundreds or thousands of miles from their families. For many, the sight of a port chaplain from the Apostleship of the Sea coming on board will be a welcome one. ‘In most ports ... More >>

AoS supports distressed crew

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 1:51 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

Seafarers’ welfare organisation Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) has provided comfort to the traumatised crew of Thorco Attraction, after one of their crewmembers went missing at sea in Cameroon. More >>

Apostleship of the Sea’s responds to needs of cruise ships

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 2:50 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

December 10th 2013 AoS’ cruise chaplains provide onboard support for typhoon-hit crew Apostleship of the Sea’s (AoS) is responding to the needs of cruise ship crew affected by Typhoon Haiyan as it emerges that many are still unable to contact their ... More >>

Apostleship of the Sea supports to fishers following typhoon

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 5:28 pm | Apostleship of the Sea

Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is assisting fishermen in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan. It has emerged that fishermen and coastal communities make up more than half of the casualties in the Visayas, one of the main areas ravaged ... More >>

 

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