Merchant seafarers organisations
There are over 80 registered maritime welfare charities, 58 of which support the merchant navy. We have listed some of these charities and other maritime organisations below. However, if you wish to search all the registered organisations to find a match to your own specific needs, a good place to start is the Maritime Charities Welfare Guide which is available at the Seafarer Support website, the link to which is shown below.
A free and confidential referral service for serving and former seafarers and their families.
For information on UK shipping employers
Matters of interest to officers past and present
For information on the trades union for ship’s officers
The seafarers’ charity, 1917 to 2002 and beyond, helping seafarers in need
Dedicated to the service of professional seafarers since 1756
The website for merchant navy enthusiasts