2 - Introduction to Seafarers' Welfare and Maritime Ministry (ISWMM)

ISWMM - Lesson 1 (ISWMM1)

Maritime ministries have undergone profound developments in the last generation. Those involved in seafarers’ welfare and ministry need to continue to develop professionally to help their work adapt to changing realities. This course gives an overview and discussion of key issues in seafarers’ welfare and maritime ministry. The course is designed for new chaplains, ship visitors and volunteers, but should also be useful for those who have experience in maritime ministry, but wish to sharpen their skills. This first lesson is on 'Sea Blindness'.
  • Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • Sea Blindness
  • Sea Blindness: Rose George
  • What is sea blindness?
  • Reflection questions
  • For Further reading
  • Conclusion
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed