Photo of His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said

“This initiative is not just about books. It is about people coming onboard and exchanging thoughts, ideas and cultures.”

His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said
Cousin of the Sultan of Oman
Muscat, Oman, January 2011


Photo of Chief Commercial Officer Dirk Van Den Bosch“There cannot be a greater service to humanity than spreading knowledge. DP World is truly honoured to have the Logos Hope open her wealth of literature to the people of the UAE at Port Rashid Cruise Terminal. We hope the floating book fair and the cultural diversity she carries will further enrich the local community.”

Dirk Van Den Bosch
Chief Commercial Officer, Dubai Ports World UAE Region
Dubai, UAE, January 2011


Photo of Moustaffa Abd-Elatif “It is an honour to have Logos Hope here in Port Said. When I first came on board I saw smiling faces and I felt there was something special about the ship.”

Moustaffa Abd-Elatif
Port Said, Egypt, November 2010


Photo of His Excellency George Abela “Words have a transcendental meaning that goes beyond the material value of them printed on books. Money on the books being sold on Logos Hope is money well spent because books are a good investment for both children and ourselves. Logos Hope aims to make a profit for the soul.”

His Excellency George Abela
Valletta, Republic of Malta, October 2010


Photo of Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf“Knowledge is the one thing that propels any person, any group, any nation. So when you come and expose us to the books you have, you contribute a whole lot to our rebuilding process.”

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, August 2010


Photo of The Honourable Dr. George J. Komba Kono“Your presence will be a blessing to this nation as we strive to achieve attitudinal and behavioural change in Sierra Leone.”

The Honourable Dr. George J. Komba Kono
Minister of State
Freetown, Sierra Leone, July 2010


Photo of The Honourable Samuel Hinds“We admire the wide range of aid and relief projects over the years. May other organisations follow this excellent example.”

The Honourable Samuel Hinds
Prime Minister
Republic of Guyana, November 2009


Photo of Dr. Vallop Suwandee“All of us appreciate the strong sense of purpose you have to the global community.”

Dr. Vallop Suwandee
Chairman of Adviser to Governor of Bangkok
Bangkok, Thailand, August 2009


Photo of Tong-Rong Chang“Your dedication and multiculturalism is a window to the world.”

Tong-Rong Chang
Mayor of Keelung
Keelung, Taiwan, May 2009


Photo of Mr. Hsieh, Shen-Shen“We want to build up a society that likes to read and so we thank you for coming.”

Mr. Hsieh, Shen-Shen
County Magistrate
Hualien, Taiwan, May 2009


Photo of Prime Minister Kaj Leo Johannesen“In a world where countries are unfortunately all too often divided and struggle to seek unity, Logos Hope serves as a beacon of light and hope for a desperate humanity.”

Prime Minister Kaj Leo Johannesen
On board Logos Hope, Faroe Islands, 2009


Photo of Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao“We recognize your mission of peace and love. We are trying to build the country, states and people. The children have to understand your mission as we live in a world that needs peace.”

Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao
Prime Minister East Timor
Dili, East Timor, November 2008


Photo of His Excellency Lay Proha“Thank you for being here! Thank you for sharing great knowledge through the books and coming to contribute to education and humanitarian aid.”

His Excellency Lay Proha
Minister of Tourism
Sihanoukville, Cambodia, October 2006


Photo of Mr. John Hume“The very fact that you can have under one roof people from virtually every country in the world is a magnificent symbol to the modern world.”

Mr. John Hume
1998 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate for his efforts to find a
peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland

Guest on board Doulos in Londonderry, May 2004


Photo of President Jimmy Carter“You have my admiration for living together in harmony, because you demonstrate that people who have different styles of life and different languages and different ethnic backgrounds can still live together. If you could go to Bosnia and let the people see the spirit that is exemplified in this ship, I think we’'d soon have peace there. Let me express my deep admiration and thanks for the wonderful work that you do. It’s an honour to be here.”

President Jimmy Carter
Former President of the United States of America
Swansea, Wales, 1995