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Tour de Force: Julian Peter’s faces of seafarers

Career seafarer and photo journalist Julián Péter  has given us permission to publish his recent photo series “Tour de Force” featuring seafarers on his most recent contract. We celebrate the human face of seafarers by publishing some of his striking photographs.   Follow the links below to see the full picture story.   Tour de […]

Faces of the Sea

25 June 2013.  Day of the Seafarer. Tributes to seafarers are being received from shipping companies, unions, international fora like the IMO and ILO, in fact from almost all who understand the invaluable role of seafarers in all our lives. The 28 members of the International Christian Maritime Association, our seafarers’ centres and chaplains, committees, […]

Seafarers are human too

The IMO’s Day of the Seafarer 2013 campaign will reflect the human face of seafarers. ICMA members have begun to participate by sending us photographs of seafarers plying their trade.  This photo is from Florin Garbea, Director of ICMA member LIFE International Ministries in Constantza, Rumania.  Florin himself visits ships and runs the local seafarers’ […]

Celebrating seafarers in Gdynia

International Day of the Seafarer 2011 honoured in Polish style The maritime world united to celebrate the International Day of the Seafarer, 25 June, in the Polish port of Gdynia. Representatives of the Maritime Board, the Maritime University, port authorities, trade unions, and seafarers and their families joined ICMA member AOS in honouring the contribution […]

Day of the Seafarer takes shape

ICMA is part of an IMO initiative to celebrate an annual Day of the Seafarer on June 25th. This year will see the first of these days.  The plan is to celebrate the day internationally at as many seafarers centres and in as many ports as possible.  ICMA members run almost 500 seafarers’ centres.  ICMA […]

Day of the Seafarer, 25 June 2011

  The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) plans to celebrate the “Day of the Seafarer” on 25 June 2011.  It is set to become an annual event. As a non-governmental organisation member of IMO, ICMA participates in IMO deliberations and activities.  ICMA Chairman, Douglas B. Stevenson, has written to the members of ICMA: Naturally, ICMA was elated when […]



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