Category: visiting

Visit by D/CEO Sailors’ Society

The Deputy CEO of Sailors’ Society, Ms Sandra Welch, visited the Auckland International Seafarers Centre on 10 September. Based in Southampton, UK, Ms Welch has particular  responsibility for the society’s programmes including the Crisis Response Network and the Wellness at Sea programmes. She was visiting NZ for discussions with the International Sailors’ Society New Zealand […]

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 […]

Chaplains’ Reports February 2018

At the meeting of the Seafarers’ Centre Board on 21 February, the Chairman and Chaplains provided reports for the previous few months.  The key points are given below: A Norwegian yachtsman rescued by merchant vessel was  assisted. At request of the yachtsman the chaplain purchased and delivered presents to the ship’s crew. <media report> Chocolates […]

Why do we visit ships?

    Ship Visiting is an essential part of the work of the Seafarers Centre. Our chaplains visit ships to: let seafarers know about the Centre and the services we offer; be a friendly face; be ready to assist with any welfare problems the seafarers may be experiencing (we can put the seafarer in touch […]