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Our work

We work to promote and support the welfare of seafarers all over the world. As well as operating a 24-hour helpline as a direct service for seafarers, we also run a number of other projects and campaigns in support of seafarers' welfare.

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SeafarerHelp

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

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ISWAN Regional Programme

Providing humanitarian support to seafarers and their families across three specific regions

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Piracy

We offer support to seafarers and their families affected by maritime piracy

Seafarers Mental Health And Wellbeing

Seafarers' Mental Health and Wellbeing

A free training package suitable for both individual viewing by all crew and training sessions onboard and ashore

Helsinki Seminar

ISWAN Seminar 2018

Improving the wellbeing of seafarers: Working in partnership, seeking practical solutions (23 November, Helsinki)

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Superyacht Crew Welfare

We will launch the results of our survey of superyacht crew in London on 3rd December 2018

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International Seafarers' Welfare Awards

Recognising excellence in seafarers’ welfare provision across the shipping industry

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Seafarers' Health Information Programme (SHIP)

We provide shipping companies and seafarers with information on staying healthy on board

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International Port Welfare Partnership (IPWP) Programme

A project aiming to encourage and support the establishment of welfare boards worldwide

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Indian Seafarers Campaign

Discouraging Indian seafarers from signing up with unregistered crewing agencies

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Quench Hydration Campaign

Providing seafarers with the right tools and information to keep hydrated on board

Women Seafarers Health And Welfare Survey

Women Seafarers' Health and Welfare Survey

A joint initiative looking at the health of women seafarers and where it can be improved

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Training on Board

A free and motivational training, nutrition and health programme for seafarers

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Day of the Seafarer 2018 Photo Competition

Promoting the theme of 'Seafarers' Wellbeing' in partnership with the IMO