Thursday, October 8, 2020
Press Releases

Wärtsilä powers world’s largest NGO hospital ship

Press Release – The technology group Wärtsilä announced today that Mercy Ships, a philanthropic organisation providing essential healthcare to needy patients in developing countries, will be utilizing its engine technology in the organisation’s new hospital ship. When completed, the Global...

October 8, 2020
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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A New Ship: Mercy Ships Announces the Global Mercy

For Mercy Ships, the dream of creating a fleet of hospital ships was born long ago. Responding to a World in Need Each year, 16.9 million people die due to...

October 6, 2020
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Sponsored

Maritime Professionals Needed for Lifesaving Work

By Haley Hoar – Globally, five billion people lack access to safe surgical care, yet it is estimated that over 25% of the global burden of disease is treatable by surgery....

December 10, 2019
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Monday, December 23, 2013
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Maritime News

Mercy Ships Orders New Hospital Ship from CSIC

Mercy Ships has announced that it has reached an agreement with China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) to build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship at the group’s Tianjin Xingang Shipyard. The 174-meter,...

December 23, 2013
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Prepped for Philippines Disaster Relief

One of two hospital ships operated by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has been put on standby and may be deployed to join in ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

November 14, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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Mercy Ships Featured on ’60 Minutes’ [FULL SEGMENT]

The world’s largest civilian hospital ship, AFRICA MERCY, travels the west African coast, restoring sight to thousands and bringing smiles to faces once disfigured by tumors. Scot Pelley reports in...

February 18, 2013
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Friday, February 15, 2013
Maritime News

Mercy Ships to be Featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes”

Mercy Ships, the international nonprofit organization that operates hospital ships and provides medical aid to those in need, will be featured on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Feb. 17 at...

February 15, 2013
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