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YWAM Liberty Joins Pacific Link On Her Maiden Voyage

We are very happy to announce that the newest vessel in our fleet the m/v YWAM LIBERTY has almost completed her maiden voyage alongside the m/v Pacific Link. This time was designed to be a “shake down” outreach in Papua New Guinea. We are taking our time to become familiar with this new ship and getting a feel for her and how she performs in the tropics.      …

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Maiden Voyage Underway

I just received a phone call from the bridge of the m/v YWAM LIBERTY – an excited Ann Ford, our Ship Manager, told me “we are good to go”. They have received clearance from Ports North, and Border Force, to head to sea on their maiden voyage to Papua New Guinea. Moments later around noon local time they pulled away and headed for the channel of the Great Barrier Reef. The crew…

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News: YWAM Workers Deliver Baby In Breech Position

KANDRIAN VILLAGE, Papua New Guinea — Volunteers serving aboard the m/v PACIFIC LINK — a YWAM medical ship — assisted in saving the life of a newborn and his mother recently in this remote part of the nation. It happened earlier this month when weather conditions unfavorable for anchorage forced the ship to sail there for sheltered harbor. The team of medical volunteers — which included a pediatric doctor and…

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A Brand New Life For Darrel

Within the first ten days after the m/v Pacific Link had left Alotau, they’d completed more than 62 eye surgeries on board. One touching story that unfolded during that time involves a loving grandfather and a little boy named Darrel. Darrel, a 3-year-old who loves his grandpa more than anyone else in the world according to his nurse, had been born with very dense cataracts. He had only been able…

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YWAM Ships Kona Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of YWAM Ships Kona of Kailua Kona, HI. ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship TM, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising. YWAM Ships Kona joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the…

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