What is Adopt A Ship?

Adopt A Ship is a real-world learning experience that
helped more than 35,000 elementary School children
more effectively learn geography and other subjects in 2019.
It connects Elementary Schools with Seafarers on-board Ships.
It increases Maritime Awareness. This 4 minute film,

Why Should You Participate?

It is FREE. Academic benefits have been objectively
quantified. A United Nations Working Group, the
International Maritime Organization, InterManager,
the Nautical Institute, etc., have formally recognized,
highlighted, praised and/or endorsed it

International Maritime Organization
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Cyprus Shipping Chamber & CYMEPA
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Minister of Education and Minister of Transport

..."Enhances government efforts to
further develop Cyprus Shipping"...

United Nations Working Group
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...should be welcomed and extended

and new activities should be

identified and encouraged...

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Connecting your classroom to the marine industry!

North American Marine Environment Protection Association Publication

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It's a valuable resource.

The Nautical Institute
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The Nautical Institute

Being part of the solution  

How can You Participate?

All Adopt A Ship programs require 3 elements: Children, Seafarers and someone to Coordinate communications

Teachers, School Administrators, Shelter and Orphanage Administrators, please email us your details and to let us know you want to participate.

Seafarers, Shipping and Maritime Associations, Shipping and Ship Management Companies, Crew Supply Companies, Maritime Service Supply Companies, Seafarer Unions, Seafarer Welfare Organizations, and Universities, etc., please email us your details and to let us know you want to participate.

Join Us

Connecting Children with Seafarers Onboard Ships
Areas where Adopt A Ship is operational Cyprus, Greece, India, Philippines, Poland and United States
Maritime Participation Cyprus Department of Merchant Shipping, Cyprus Maritime Environmental Protection Association (CYMEPA), Cyprus Shipping
Chamber (CSC), GOLD Foundation, InterManager, International Maritime Organization (IMO), International Women’s Seafarers
Foundation (IWSF), Maria Tsakos Public Benefit Foundation, Maritime Awareness Program Society (MAPS), The Nautical
Institute, North American Maritime Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA), Project Connect, PTC-CSJ Foundation