Benefits under the Seacare Medical Scheme (SMS), Seafarers’ Provident Fund Scheme (SPF), Seacare Sailors’ Home Scheme (SSS) and Benefit n Welfare Scheme for eligible members are subject to terms and conditions.
Besides the membership benefits, a spectrum of social and recreational activities are organised for members.
To promote skills-upgrading, members are offered training grants for maritime related courses and non maritime related courses
The approved courses are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure relevance.
Procedure – Application & Claim
The following are the guidelines on benefits. Actions as stipulated will be taken for non-adherence.
|Transfer of Entitlement/Benefit
|The members who make such transfer shall be barred from social activities of the Union for 1 year with effect from date of such transfer.
|The members who make such transfer shall be barred from further social activities of the Union for 3 years with effect from date of such transfer.
|Training Grants are always subject to the conditions imposed by the sponsoring institutions. If the Union has to pay a penalty because of a breach of the conditions of a training grant, the Union will make the offending member pay the penalty, unless he can show good reasons acceptable to the Standing Committee in-charge of members’ welfare and benefits. If the member does not pay the penalty, he shall be debarred from applying for further training grants. He shall continue to enjoy other benefits except that the Union shall have the right to offset the amount owing by him to the Union against any sum of money due from the Union to him.