Nautilus International is an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation, committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services to members, and welfare support to necessitous seafarers, their dependants and other maritime professionals.
Nautilus works with members, the maritime community, national governments and international agencies to create change, which improves the lives of maritime professionals. We give a voice to maritime professionals from the very beginning of their training, throughout their employment and into retirement.
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Keep up to date with everything happening at Nautilus and read our views on maritime issues.
In this section, you can find out about the Union's legal and welfare services to members. You can also find information about some of the issues members face and suggestions on what you can do about them.
If you are a maritime professional, we are the specialist trade union and professional organisation for you.
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Applicability: All ships constructed on or after 01 January 2019, and which undergo repairs, alterations, modifications and outfitting within the scope of SOLAS Chapters II-2 and/or III as applicable, on or after 01 January 2019.
Download a pdf of the Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) services in the UK and Ireland and download the survey.
Nautilus has helped produce industry guidelines on seafarer mental health awareness for shipping companies.
Nautilus Strategic Campaigns Plan 2016-2019
Are you working on windfarm support vessels? You need Nautilus! The Union also has a specially discounted joining rate for seafarers working on crew transfer vessels.
Having trouble accessing a digital version of the Telegraph on our tablet app? You can download a pdf of the current Telegraph here.
Mission to Seafarers nomination form for welfare awards.
Win a prize by downloading and completing the latest Telegraph crossword.
Nautilus research into what maritime professionals think about autonomous shipping.
Strategic Plan mid term report 2017
General application form UK
Yacht application form