Ship Events

A New Chapter is on the horizon! We're excited to announce that we are growing our fleet with a new hospital ship. The purpose is to save, train, and transform even more lives in sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to the incredible support of our partner MSC Group and MSC...

We're delighted to announce that the Africa Mercy arrived in the Port of Toamasina, Madagascar, 1 February 2024. After braving the waters of the Atlantic during typhoon season, the joyful crew was welcomed with dancing and singing by many awaiting their arrival at the dock. “The crew...

Mercy Ships is delighted to bring hope and healing to Madagascar by providing transformative surgical education as well as life-changing free surgeries to patients on board the Africa Mercy. These operations will cover a range of specialties including maxillofacial and Ear, Nose and Throat, general, paediatric...

In this compelling new documentary, come on a tour of our newest purpose-built hospital ship, the Global Mercy. You’ll meet our inspiring crew and get a glimpse into the experience of our first patients stepping onboard.     Watch this stunning documentary, made with TBN Christian TV, and...

Mercy Ships has a long-lasting history reaching back more than 20 years with the West African nation of Sierra Leone. Next year, the organisation will add an exciting next chapter to this story. Upon invitation by the government of Sierra Leone, Mercy Ships is pleased...

Two governments have generously waived the charge for the Global Mercy to pass through Suez Canal meaning thousands of extra lives can be saved in Africa. The world’s largest charity hospital ship and the newest in the Mercy Ships fleet is currently on its way to...

Whether you partner with Mercy Ships through prayer, financial support or as a volunteer, you are a vital part of our family. Your dedication and generosity have provided free, life-changing surgeries to people in need for more than 40 years. During this time of stress and...

The global COVID-19 situation has made it impossible for us to continue to carry out our surgical programmes to the required standards while protecting against the possible spread of the virus. Therefore, in line with the measures taken by the President of Senegal and in...

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