Again this year Watch Ashore members have been helping to promote Seafarers Awareness Week. Throughout the week various organisations have held events to raise awareness and we have been delighted to be involved. The Watch Ashore Plymouth members organised and manned displays in local libraries to raise awareness. Glasgow Branch assisted with the Seafarers UK bucket collection. The MNWB SW Ports along with Plymouth University held a seminar/workshop "Maritime Jobs for Future Generations" and throughout the week we have been highlighting the Seafarers Awareness Week via all the social
I just want to wish you all a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas and New Year.
One of the groups I am involved in is the South West Port Welfare Group for the MNWB and I recently attended a PWC Chairman and Vice Chairman’s meeting at the Aztec Hotel Bristol and thought you may be interested in the issues which were talked about during the event. On 1 December Bob Jones Chief Executive welcomed us all – representatives from all 16 Welfare boards attended including representatives from the Sailors Society, Fishermens Mission, AOS and Mission to Seafarers.