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True North Marine (TNM) Helps Mercy Ships Plot a Course of Hope and Healing

Victoria and Montreal, Canada, November 19, 2021 – TNM is proud to provide weather routing support for the Global Mercy in her mission to provide hope and health to people in great need in developing countries.

Mercy Ships launched their newest hospital ship, the Global Mercy, in the summer of 2021 to great anticipation. True North Marine is proud to provide vessel weather routing assistance for the vessel’s journey from her shipyard in China to Antwerp (where she will have hospital equipment and IT systems installed).


The Global Mercy was designed by Stena RoRo and, once in operation in 2022, will be the first purpose-built vessel operated by Mercy Ships and the largest civilian hospital ship in the world. Joining her sister ship, the Africa Mercy, the Global Mercy will extend the reach and impact of Mercy Ships for the next 50 years.

Brian Hatter, the President of TNM, stated, “his team championed Mercy for the last year as part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility and service (CSR). So when we heard that the Global Mercy was nearing her launch date, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to support our CSR partner by doing what we do best; providing weather routing support and advisement”. 


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