Posts with the tag “seafarers”
A Tale of Two Pandemics
April 29th, 2020
April has passed and with it went the beginning of the most significant changes we've ever lived through. The easy stuff has been learning new terms like self-isolation, social distancing, personal pr...
Update on our work during the pandemic
April 23rd, 2020
This steward thanked us by giving us an apple juice; This ship's order included a set up paints and canvases for the captain's daughter; Skin lotion and laundry soap for a chief officer; The way to a ...
Serving seafarers during the pandemic
March 30th, 2020
At the Ministry to Seafarers we remain active though every day there are different challenges and restrictions. For example, some of the terminals now refuse to let us enter because we are considered ...
M2S Response to COVID-19
March 25th, 2020
Dear Friends and Supporters:As you know, life has shifted drastically in the past couple of weeks and everyone has been forced to change their regular ways of doing things. Many people are working fro...
How a road trip is like seafaring
December 19th, 2018
Imagine that you pile the family into the car to head off to visit grandma over the holidays. It's an 8-hour drive and 4 hours in the kids are driving you nuts and your bladder is about to explode. Oh...
Suicidal thoughts - a seafarer's story
November 8th, 2017
Since more than 90% of our goods arrive by ship, we are all part of the shipping industry. This video helps us understand the mental health stresses that seafarers face. The ministry of M2S is here ...