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2023: Recap of a year of Sea Ranger growth

We trained more Sea Rangers We started the year recruiting new Sea Rangers. In another Sea Ranger Bootcamp, we put…

A split screen image. On the left is a black-and-white picture of the Civilian Conservation Corps, people who joined a US jobs programme initiated by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. On the right, there is a colour photo of modern Sea Rangers in navy blue uniforms. Both groups of people are similarly posed for a group photo.
How did the Sea Ranger Service start?

Taking inspiration from a US government initiative devised almost 100 years ago; the Civilian Conservation Corps (the CCC), the Sea…

A team of eight Sea Rangers in red Sea Ranger uniforms posed in two rows of four. There are four female Sea Rangers standing up in the back row, and two male and two female Sea Rangers kneeling down in the front row. All are smiling and look happy.
Meet the Sea Ranger crew of 2023

Basic training Before starting to sail and work at sea, Sea Rangers undergo basic safety training at an on-land training…

Sea Ranger Service awarded social accreditation

What is the Code of Social Enterprises? The Code of Social Enterprises was initiated by Dutch social funders in 2017…

Our crew discusses International Women’s Day

Diverse and inclusive teams are creative, they outperform others and are, in maritime language ‘the engines of innovation’. Christel…

Eight head shots of Sea Rangers in uniform. Everyone is smiling. Photos were taken on an overcast day at a dock. You can see ships in the background of each photo.
Meet our new Sea Rangers

Following this years Bootcamp and the 20 people that completed it, these 8 young people have been employed to be…

72% of Sea Ranger candidates are young women

We decided to examine this trend in more detail and have discovered that since our Bootcamp has been running, 72%…

Sea Ranger Service founder Wietse van der Werf, two Sea Rangers in uniform, and Margriet Schreuders, Head of Charities at the Postcode Lottery are photographed on a stage. Wietse van der Werf holds a cheque for 500,000 euros above his head.
Sea Rangers receive innovation grant

The grant of 500,000 euro helps the organization in scaling up its offshore work for marine conservation and training young…

Time to look back on a productive 2019

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said “To reach a port we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor.

Randstad boards Sea Ranger Service

Dutch recruitment firm Randstad and the Sea Ranger Service signed a collaboration agreement today to accelerate the opportunities…