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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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.
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The UK's maritime resilience in the light of the Covid-19 Pandemic
Mariners' Park guide
Nautilus International's findings on the state of certification for seafaring from its STCW 2020 survey report.
Safeguarding the future of the British Maritime - a Manifesto by Nautilus International.
Downloadable pdf update of the Union’s aims and objectives covering the period 2019-2023.
Downloadable pdf of the Nautilus General Meeting Report 2019
An investigation into criminalisation of maritime professionals by the Nautilus Federation unions.
Nautilus Strategic Campaigns Plan 2016-2019
Nautilus research into what maritime professionals think about autonomous shipping.
Strategic Plan mid term report 2017
This Charter for Jobs report sets out the background to each of the Charter for Job’s 10 points.
A white paper outlining the results of a Nautilus survey of members to better understand the current provision for those living and working at sea, and to gauge the opinions of how seafarers feel communications could be improved.