International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network in 2022:

Over 13,600 seafarers assisted by our team

94 different nationalities of seafarers contacted us

Over US $450,000 awarded to seafarers by our relief funds


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Life-changing accident leaves seafarer permanently disabled

ISWAN is supporting a seafarer from India who suffered a serious accident on board over three years ago and is still waiting to receive compensation, along with months’ worth of unpaid wages.

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