YWAM Ships Thanks Governor Muthuvel for His Support

West New Britain Governor, Honourable Sasindran Muthuvel, presented a cheque for 500,000 PGK to YWAM Medical Ships today on behalf of the West New Britain Provincial Government. The cheque is a fulfillment of a pledge toward operational expenses for YWAM’s training and medical ship, the MV Pacific Link. The MV Pacific Link will sail to West New Britain for the …

L’Astrolabe Is Set To Join YWAM Ships Fleet

The future got significantly brighter today because of the acquisition of another ship, L’Astrolabe, and the fact that YWAM Norway has elected to join us collaboratively in our work. YWAM Norway will join YWAM Ships Kona with the vessel the m/v L’Astrolabe (read more about her new name here). This will be a tremendous boost to our ability to reach …

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Partner With Us

Here at YWAM Ships Kona we have some incredibly exciting news! We can hardly believe what has been unfolding over the last few weeks. We are all pleased to announce that we have been gifted an amazing vessel to join our fleet of medical ships! P&O Maritime reached out to our partner base YWAM Medical Ships Townsville and alerted them to the …

YWAM Ships and the University of the Nations – TWINS!

YWAM Ships and the University of the Nations – TWINS! YWAM has 22 vessels reaching the some of the most remote and isolated places on earth. In collaboration with the University of the Nations (UofN) field assignment teams they work together to bring the love of God and improve the quality of life for those they reach. The fleet ranges from small cruise …

Gas Her Up!

We are off to a remarkable start in Papua New Guinea having served now in Madang, the nearest launching point to many isolated islands, and on Karkar Island. We are currently on Bagabag Island, a location where no known medical or dental teams have been in decades according to Dr Vincent Atua from the Madang hospital. For those of us …

Outpost Panama Gets New Panga Boat

New Panga Boat Delivered A brand new boat has just been gifted by students and a group of their friends connected with our 2015 Justice DTS. The Panga boat will be used for ministering in and around the Ngobe Indian tribes close to our jungle base, Outpost Panama. The students and friends all pitched in to make this happen and had it built …

Team Needed Now On Pacific Link In Townsville

Between now and September we will be getting the m/v PACIFIC LINK ready for deployment from Townsville, Australia.  She will be commissioned at the YWAM Global Gathering September 14-16, 2015. We would like to get a team of 6-8 on board now. If you are available to volunteer, anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months, please let us know by clicking the volunteer …

YWAM Ships Panama Receives Grand Banks Boat From Canada

One year after the gift of an 8-acre property in the jungle, YWAM Ships Panama has been gifted a vessel for its work among the tribes.  A family from Vancouver has graciously donated a Grand Banks motor yacht for use among the Ngobe Indians of Panama. This is such an encouragement after having to make a safety call to remove …

YWAM Australia Gifts Pacific Link

YWAM Medical Ships Australia announced today that the MV Pacific Link, the Townsville-based training and medical ship that has served Papua New Guinea since 2010 is being gifted to YWAM Ships Kona to provide further services in the Pacific. Ken Mulligan, Director of YWAM Medical Ships Australia, said he was incredibly humbled by these events and very thankful that the Pacific …

Good News for the Marshall Islands

Good news for the Marshall Islands!  YWAM Ships in Kona will be sending a 57-foot ketch named s/y CLOUD NINE, the first vessel to join the partnerSHIPS fleet©, to the Marshall Islands on April 10, 2015. This is welcome news since the mission’s vessel s/y HAWAII ALOHA grounded off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii on January 3rd …

Emergency Update #2

Statement from YWAM Ships Kona For immediate release January 3, 2015 We remain devastated at today’s harrowing events and our primary concern is missing Hawai’i Aloha crew member Aaron Bremner. Staff, friends and family are waiting to embrace his mother as she arrives to the Island tonight and will join her as the search continues tomorrow. All of our thoughts, …