Humanitarian Response

We are a pan-industry alliance of ship owners, managers, manning agents, insurers and welfare associations, working together with one aim:

"to assist seafarers and their families with the humanitarian aspects of a traumatic incident caused by a piracy attack, armed robbery or being taken hostage."


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Latest News

Our website is regularly updated with the latest news on Maritime Piracy and MPHRP activities from around the world. This includes news of incidents, success stories involving seafarers getting home safely and reports on the work of MPHRP and other anti piracy organisations.

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Support for Families

A key part of our work is to provide support and advice, not only for seafarers, but also their families.

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MPHRF

The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Fund (MPHRF) is for the MPHRP or other welfare organisations to provide financial assistance to seafarers and/or their immediate family members who are directly affected by piracy and armed robbery.

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Courses and Training

The programme has produced a series of training modules and resources for shipping companies, manning agents, seafarers and those who provide Welfare Response to seafarers and families.

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Publications

The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme presents its series of Good Practice Guides for Shipping Companies and Manning Agents for the Humanitarian Support of Seafarers and their Families involved in Piracy incidents.

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30 October 2014

RELEASE OF MV ASPHALT VENTURE SEAFARERS WELCOMED BY MPHRP

The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) has welcomed the news that seven Indian Seafarers who have been held hostage since their ship, the MV Asphalt Venture, was hijacked in the Somali Basin on 28 September 2010 have been released and are safe in Kenya.

28 October 2014

Staying in touch with Piracy Survivors

A lunch was organised by MPHRP in Mumbai at Hotel Park View on 19th October 2014 for the survivors of piracy attacks of South Asia.

23 October 2014

MPHRP Team Revisits 7 Bangladeshi Survivors of MV Albedo

Hennie la Grange and Chirag Bahri met with the 7 Bangladeshi seafarers of ex MV Albedo at Bangladesh Marine Academy in Chittagong on 21 Oct 2014.

14 October 2014

Welfare Responder Training in Colombo, Sri Lanka

22 participants from Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh are undertaking MPHRP's Welfare Responder Training in Colombo on 14th & 15th October.

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