International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network in 2021:

11,975 seafarers assisted by our team

80 different nationalities of seafarers contacted us

US $140,261 awarded to seafarers by our relief funds


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‘It's touching to know that you do care for what I'm going through. Thank you for reading my long mail [and] for being there when I needed support'



Crisis in Ukraine – A seafarer’s story

Imagine losing contact with your family back in Ukraine during the conflict while you are working on board, miles from home. One seafarer whose family was supported by the Ukraine Crisis Support Fund shared his story with us.

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