Nautilus International is an independent, influential, global trade union and professional organisation, committed to delivering high quality, cost-effective services to members, and welfare support to necessitous seafarers, their dependants and other maritime professionals.
Nautilus works with members, the maritime community, national governments and international agencies to create change, which improves the lives of maritime professionals. We give a voice to maritime professionals from the very beginning of their training, throughout their employment and into retirement.
News & insight
Keep up to date with everything happening at Nautilus and read our views on maritime issues.
In this section, you can find out about the Union's legal and welfare services to members. You can also find information about some of the issues members face and suggestions on what you can do about them.
If you are a maritime professional, we are the specialist trade union and professional organisation for you.
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Letters to the Editor
Your space to join the debate on the issues that matter to maritime professionals.
Ships of the past
Delve into our archive of ships of the past, consisting of a range of ships with interesting and intriguing histories.
Our monthly book reviews.
Select from our online specialist membership packages whatever your sector.
Nautilus membership offers you great value for money, whatever your sector or stage in your career.
Find out why more than 20,000 seafarers are part of Nautilus International.
Any yachting professional can become a Nautilus member, regardless of their country of nationality or residence.