International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2018-19, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 8,111 seafarers...

...and the helpline was contacted by seafarers of 91 different nationalities

In 2018-19, our relief funds awarded a total of 75,860.35 USD to seafarers



Our free, 24-hour, multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families.

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'Just by writing to you about how I'm feeling on board is making me feel much more I have someone on my side, not alone facing all this problems'



Crew with unpaid wages contact SeafarerHelp for assistance

A crew reported an issue with their cash allowance to our helpline, but it soon became clear that there were more serious issues on board.

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