Month: April 2018

Seafarers and the Internet

One of the many purposes of the Auckland International Seafarers Centre, like most similar organisations around the world, is to connect seafarers with their families. Times change; for many years the centre provided seafarers with a quiet place to write, and the facilities to then post, letters home. Those needing to speak to their loved ones – […]

The chaplains report

At meetings of the AISC Board, the chaplains of the partner societies report on their work. In addition to the more prosaic data and statistics , some personal insights are included. Some of these, from recent reports. are included here “A highlight for me recently was in visiting a ship one Saturday, and as soon as […]

WAHINE Service

Master Mariners, members of the seafarers’ unions, Seafarers Centre Board members and volunteers, friends and supporters gathered at the Auckland Seafarers Centre on 10 April 2018 to remember those whose lives were lost in the foundering of TEV WAHINE on 10 April 1968. The service was lead by the Centre’s chaplains and was followed by […]