Improving the wellbeing of seafarers: Working in partnership, seeking practical solutions
Hosted by ISWAN and the Finnish Seamen’s Service, the Seminar will take place at Helsinki University, Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki on 23 November 2018. It is a full day event open to all individuals concerned with providing seafarers with the highest standard of welfare services and facilities. Delegates and speakers will come from a number of different countries and from different sectors of the maritime industry: shipping companies, trade unions, welfare agencies, academia and government.
ISWAN has been supported in arranging this seminar by the following organisations who have given time, sponsorship or both, to make this happen: Alandia Marine, Bore, the Finnish Seafarers' Union, the Finnish Seamen's Mission, the Finnish Seamen’s Service, the Finnish Shipowners’ Association, the International Port Welfare Partnership Programme and Viking Line. ISWAN is very grateful for the support which makes possible the running of this event.
The one-day seminar will explore the work of partnership in:
If you have any other queries, please contact Tom Holmer.
Providing humanitarian support to seafarers and their families across three specific regions
A free training package suitable for both individual viewing by all crew and training sessions onboard and ashore
We will launch the results of our survey of superyacht crew in London on 3rd December 2018
Recognising excellence in seafarers’ welfare provision across the shipping industry
We provide shipping companies and seafarers with information on staying healthy on board
A project aiming to encourage and support the establishment of welfare boards worldwide
Discouraging Indian seafarers from signing up with unregistered crewing agencies
Providing seafarers with the right tools and information to keep hydrated on board
A joint initiative looking at the health of women seafarers and where it can be improved