Thursday, September 9, 2021
hospital ship Global Mercy in Suez Canal
Maritime News

Suez Canal Gives Free Passage To World’s Newest Hospital Ship

The Suez Canal has donated free passage to the world’s newest hospital ship Mercy Ships’ newbuild Global Mercy. The ship is currently on the last leg of her journey to the...

September 9, 2021
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
global mercy

World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Delivered to Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships has taken delivery of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, Global Mercy. The ship was delivered to the international charity at the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in northern China,...

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 5108

Monday, May 10, 2021
Global Mercy, The World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship, on sea trials

World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship Passes Sea Trials

Mercy Ships announced this week that the world’s largest civilian hospital ship Global Mercy has now completed deep water sea trials, one of the final milestones before departing for service...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 7103

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
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

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
Total Views: 167

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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
Total Views: 42

Monday, December 23, 2013
mercy ships
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
Total Views: 67

Thursday, November 14, 2013

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
Total Views: 8

Monday, February 18, 2013

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
Total Views: 31

Friday, February 15, 2013

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
Total Views: 17