Dear seafarer's friends, 11/28/10 - 12/04/10
Grace and peace to you. (1Th. 1:1)
Our web-link is: www.lifelinetoseamen.org
ships visited this week
9 ships on Monday:
ANJA, STOLT SNELAND, and ATLANTIC RANNER -
Russian, and Ukrainian; Russian, and Ukrainian; All Ukrainian.
We visited the first and the second ship both in last Jul., and the
last ship a year before last Jul. Blessed the ships. All responsive.
STAR FRASER, SEA KING, SZYMANOWSKI, LIAMARE,
IKAN ALTAMIRA, and PRINCESS NATALIE - All Filipino;
All Filipino; Filipino, and Polish; Filipino, and Dutch; Chinese;
Filipino, and one Ghanaian; Filipino, Romanian, Ukrainian, and
one Greek. We visited the first ship a year before last Sep., the
third ship last Jul. We were on the fifth ship two weeks ago.
She just got back from Mexico. I visited a lot of old friends.
And took three of them, two oilers, and the second officer, to
Wal Mart, then Seafarer's Center.
4 ships on Tuesday:
OKHOTSK SEA, HELLAS FOS, TOPFLIGHT, and IKAN
ALTAMIRA - All Russian; Filipino, and four Greek; Filipino,
Myanmar, and Korean; Chinese, Filipino, and one Ghanaian.
A revisit on the last ship. Prayed with them and blessed the
ships. All receptive.
Steven Chao from WHCC came and helped the ship visitation
6 ships on Thursday:
SAFMARINE KWANZA, MALTE B, BBC GIBRALTAR,
and SCHIPPERSGRACHT - All Ukrainian; All Ukrainian;
Ukrainian, and Russian; Filipino, Russian, Finland, Dutch,
and South African. We visited the second ship just last
month, the third ship last Oct. All receptive. Blessed the
MINANUR CERI, and CAPE YORK - All Turkish; All
Chinese. We were on the first ship just last month. There
was one Christian on the last ship, the fourth engineer. (See
pic. 1 for part of the crew). Prayed with them and took
three of them, chief engineer, chief cook, and third engineer
to Best Buy.
Alfredo Go from Houston's First Baptist Church came and
helped the ministry today.
5 ships on Friday:
PEGASUS HIGHWAY, STOLT VISION, SOPHIE,
GOLDEN MIA, and CAPE YORK - Filipino, and Japanese;
All Indian, but one Russian chief officer; All Myanmar;
Myanmar, Korean, and four Chinese; All Chinese. We were
on the second ship two years before last Jul., the third ship
and the fourth ship both last May. A revisit on the last ship.
There were four Christians on the second ship, one ordinary
seaman, one oiler, pump man, and electric engineer. (See pic
2 for some of the crew on the fourth ship). Please pray for
the chief cook on the last ship. He wanted to quit smoking
but hesitated to make the decision. Prayed for the crew. All
Payton Huang from WHCC came and helped the ministry
3 ships Saturday:
STOLT VISION, PEONY, and MARIANNA - All Indian, but
one Russian chief officer; All Myanmar; All Filipino. A revisit
on the first ship. (See pic. 3 for part of the crew). (See pic. 4,
Dennis was ministering to the crew). We were on the second
ship last Aug. There was one Christian on board, chief officer.
(See pic. 5, the one in the middle is the chief officer). (See pic.
6 for part of the crew on the last ship). Prayed with them.
Dennis En from Lakewood Church came and helped the
1. A new 10' x 15' storage room.
2. An access to the Dock Status Report, and Shipping Schedule
for the Port of Houston.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. (1Th. 5:28)
Your brother in Christ Thomas Tao