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SINGAPORE, 6 November 2019 – Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has announced its support for Mercy Ships, a global charity which manages the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship that has been bringing medical services and supplies to developing countries since 1978. As a participant in this year’s Mercy Ships Cargo Day which falls today, LDC and
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Louis Dreyfus Company supports delivery of medical aid to developing nations through Mercy Ships
During the hospital ship Africa Mercy’s recent 10-month 2018-2019 field service in Guinea, West Africa over 10,000 individual patients benefited from free surgical and medical care. A snapshot of Mercy in Action while the vessel was berthed in the Port of Conakry– Mercy Ships’ fourth visit to Guinea: 509 general surgical projects for 493 patients
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So where does your money go when you sign up for Cargo Day?
Remarkable human beings serving a really special charity, says Bob Knight Bob Knight concedes that after years in shipbroking and the current buoyant tanker market it is easy to be preoccupied with sealing the next deal. It is true of many other professions at a time when 97% of the poorest billion people in the
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Veteran Clarksons’ broker eager to visit Africa Mercy
Founder of Mercy Ships says proceeds can change the lives of many of the poorest people on earth Mercy Ships is “deeply grateful” for the funds raised each year by Cargo Day, says joint founder Don Stephens. A “brilliant idea” is how he describes Cargo Day, now in its fourth year. Partnership with the maritime
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Don Stephens pays tribute to supporters of Cargo Day
Shipbrokers, charterers and shipowners in Singapore are backing Mercy Ships, as the charity hospital ship operator steps up its activities ahead of its annual cargo day fundraiser. Senior figures from Clarksons, BRS, Affinity,Clearlake, Eastern Pacific, ST Shipping, Thenamaris, Trafigura, Total, Vitol and others have formed a Singapore regional committee to encourage donations. They join colleagues
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Singapore brokers and traders swing behind Mercy Ships Cargo Day
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Fundraisers are hoping a seasonal upswing in the tanker markets will boost this year’s donations to the $1m mark. Mercy Ships Cargo Day has been switched from 2 October to 6 November as organisers chase $1m in donations. Since it started three years ago, the annual fundraising event has been staged in early October. But
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Mercy Ships hopes market magic will boost Cargo Day
Geneva ball hears how shipping and trading communities have thrown their weight behind Cargo Day fundraising Shipbrokers, traders, owners and many others celebrated a third successful year of fundraising for hospital charity Mercy Ships at a Cargo Day ball in Geneva. Tributes were paid to the work of Mercy Ships in providing free medical care
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Shipping brings “hope and healing” to Africa’s poorest
Nineteen-year-old Sayoe never imagined she would be greeted with anything except joy when she gave birth to her first child. But when baby Mohammed was born with a cleft lip and palate, people accused her of witchcraft, saying that her baby’s deformity was a curse. Despite being encouraged to abandon Mohammed, who was even called
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