Founded in 1856, and entirely funded by voluntary donations, today’s Mission to Seafarers offers emergency assistance, practical support, and a friendly welcome to crews visiting 250 ports around the world. Whether caring for victims of piracy or providing a lifeline to those stranded in foreign ports, we are there for the globe’s 1.2 million merchant seafarers of all ranks, nationalities and beliefs.
In Yokohama, the Mission to Seafarers in partnership with Stella Maris & the United Seamen's Service work together to provide practical, pastoral and spiritual support to all seafarers. We visit ships in the Port regularly and the USS Seamen's Club in Honmoku is open most days for money change, bar, food & recreation. MTS offer a free Shuttle service to the Club and for shopping. This service is subject to availability, please call for details.