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Friday, August 23, 2019

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Prasanta Roy (Photo: Sailors’ Society)

​​​​Sailors’ Society Appoints New Director

, has been promoted to chief operating officer. She will continue to head up global program delivery as well as taking on additional responsibilities across the operations of the Society, while Prasanta focuses on the charity’s growth and development.Sailors’ Society’s former CEO, Stuart Rivers, left the charity on May 7.Prasanta was previously chief administration officer at multinational financial services company Wells Fargo for nine years, and has held senior roles at Barclays, UBS, JP Morgan Chase and Nomura

Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support (Credit: Geoff Garfield)

Sailors’ Society Celebrates 200 Years

raised a glass to the charity’s 200th anniversary.This was the sixth annual wine-tasting hosted by ING at its London headquarters. More than 50 guests attended the evening, where expert sommelier Richard Yates of Ellis Wines guided on wines sourced from countries in which the charity operates.Stuart Rivers, who presented ING ship-finance managing director David Grant with a certificate of support, said: “We’re extremely grateful to ING and guests for their on-going support. Over the years, this event has raised more than $20,800 (USD) towards our work supporting seafarers and their

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Half a Million Seafarers Benefited from 'Ship Visitor' App

it.Developed by international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) Ship Visitor app is used internationally by 10 maritime welfare organizations, who provide chaplaincy to seafarers who are far from home.Sailors’ Society’s CEO Stuart Rivers said: “Real-time reporting enables port chaplains and ship visitors to deliver more joined-up care to the seafarers they meet.“It’s encouraging that the Ship Visitor app has reached this milestone and is testament to the collaborative work between the maritime welfare providers

Dan Thompson and Stuart Rivers  (Photo: Sailors' Society)

A Quarter of Seafarers Show Signs of Depression -Report

companies to help them offer the best care to their employees, who are the life blood of the industry and our global economy.”    Held at platinum sponsor Inmarsat’s 99 City Road conference facilities, the Wellness at Sea conference was chaired by Sailors’ Society CEO Stuart Rivers, with Euronav’s CEO Paddy Rodgers as keynote speaker.   The event featured presentations from all areas of the shipping industry including from Kuba Szymanski (InterManager), Sophia Bullard (UK P&I Club), Bridget Hogan (Nautical Institute), as well as a lively panel debate chaired

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