International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2019-20, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 13,554 seafarers...

...and we were contacted by seafarers of 95 different nationalities

In 2019-20, our relief funds awarded more than 63,300 USD to seafarers


Are you a seafarer needing help or support?

Our free, confidential helpline SeafarerHelp is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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‘Thank you so much for all your help ... I am so fortunate to find your webpage and tried my luck in contacting you and lucky you [responded] in the most prompt manner’


Unpaid and abandoned

Arvind contacted ISWAN after his vessel was detained by Port State Control and abandoned by the owner, leaving the crew owed several months of wages.

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