question time at branch conference in the Netherlands
Nautilus organises regular meetings, forums and seminars for members to discuss and learn about a range of maritime issues and union activities. We may also recommend relevant industry events to members, and highlight members’ fundraising efforts and events organised by maritime charities.

Click the on the event categories below to find dates and locations of upcoming events. If there are no dates displayed at the moment, you can email [email protected] to register your interest in attending future meetings.

If you are a Nautilus member and would like to have your fundraising event listed, please email [email protected]. Maritime charities can also let us know about their fundraising events at this address.

In this section

Womens' Forum meeting

Women’s Forum events

The Nautilus Women’s Forum provides guidance to Nautilus Council on the challenges facing women in the industry and encourages female participation in Union activity.»

Young Maritime Professionals Forum 2015

YMP Forum events

The Nautilus Young Maritime Professionals’ Forum helps young members get together, discuss the issues that are important to them and provide guidance on these to the Nautilus Council. »

Professional and Technical Forum December 2016 London meeting

Professional & Technical Forum

The Professional and Technical Forum deals with a wide range of technical, safety, welfare and other professional topics of relevance to all members.»

Lay reps training August 2013

Lay reps training

The Union organises basic and advanced training for lay representatives who undertake union responsibilities in the workplace.»

College visit to Fleetwood

College visits

Nautilus International’s recruitment teams run regular recruitment drives in nautical colleges and at maritime events and exhibitions.»


UK Nautilus Pensions Association

The Nautilus Pensions Association provides a focal point for members regarding pension matters, and serves as a channel for information and advice.»

NL branch conference voting

Upcoming General and Branch meetings

Members are encouraged to help set the Union’s priorities by attending Branch Conferences and General Meetings.»

Council meeting June 2014

Council meetings

The Nautilus International Council is responsible for overseeing the administration of the Union and implementing policy. It meets four times a year.»

LISW 2015

London International Shipping Week

Nautilus takes part in London International Shipping Week events.»

Dutch colleagues during MLC training Warsash

Ad hoc union events

The Union provides other training, dependent on interest, to keep members up to date on the latest maritime regulations and industry issues.»

Team Nautilus at the end of the 24 Peaks fundraising challenge

Fundraising events

Here you can find out about fundraising activities by our members and events organised by maritime charities. »

New technology and it effects on jobs is the focus of a London seminar in September 2015

Partner events

Partner events listings.»

European Shipping Week 2017 horizontal logo

European Shipping Week

Nautilus general secretary Mark Dickinson will be a speaker at the European Shipping Week 2017.»

Jobs, Skills and the Future stragetic campaign

Symposium: Jobs, Skills and the Future

Nautilus Symposium on Jobs, Skills, the Future.»

Walking out the anchor, 2011 photo competition entry by Sean Boyce

Nautilus/Inmarsat photo competition 2015

Nautilus photo competitions have been running since 1997 to raise awareness of life at sesa.»