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'



Job-seeking seafarers targeted by fraudulent agencies

When a number of seafarers reported problems with the same fraudulent manning agent and maritime institute to SeafarerHelp, our helpline team worked with our regional team in India to assist them.

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