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Nautilus Champions reboot

20 January 2022

Launched May 2020, the Nautilus Champions are a group of activist members who act as spokespeople for the Union, give opinions, make suggestions and drive energy into development and initiatives.

The Champions also bring a more diverse and representative voice to the Union.

The Champions programme will be rebooted in 2022 with more opportunities for media training, mentoring, and lobbying. We need members from all sectors, both at sea and onshore, across all ages and from all our branches in the UK, Netherlands and Switzerland.

If you care about your Union and want to share your stories, get in touch.

Register your interest now to help shape the future of this important

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Champions in action

  • Build Back Fairer video for UK Merchant Navy Day
  • Pandemic podcast: The Crew Change Crisis
  • Meet Members' website 
  • Media interviews with BBC One, Channel 5 News, Radio 5 Live, the UK national newspapers Guardian, Telegraph and Sunday Mirror, and many more
  • Instagram account: launched @nautilusint October 2020
  • Telegraph cover image provided by a Champion
  • Represented Nautilus at the 2020 and 2021 Trades Union Congress
  • Champions have acted as 'early adopters' for campaigns support, survey#completion and social posts
Video: Build Back Fairer Podcast: The Crew Change Crisis

Become a Nautilus Champion

Nautilus is looking for members who can volunteer their time for the Union's campaigns, media outreach and recruitment initiatives. You can help breathe life into these programmes, bring a more diverse and representative voice to the Union, and ultimately help us create greater awareness of the maritime industry among the public.

Register your interest Meet more Champions

Creating change

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To share your views on the maritime industry

Catch up on the debate at our webinar 'We Need To Talk About Exhaustion'

Nautilus members feature in International Women’s Day videos produced by the ETF