Search

Our work

Seafarers' Health Information Programme (SHIP)

The Seafarers’ Health Information Programme (SHIP) is a long-running project which aims to offer both shipping companies and seafarers information on how to stay fit and well on board. Over the past decade, SHIP has continued to produce and distribute guidance on different health related topics. Most topics include detailed information on how to run a health intervention on board as well as useful information aimed directly at seafarers. A ship is not only a place of work but also a seafarer’s home for a number of months, which means it can be an excellent place for a health intervention.

Although subject to periodic health checks, vaccinations and international health regulations, seafarers may be unprepared for some of the lifestyle risks that continuous travelling and life at sea can encompass. SHIP can help prepare seafarers for some of these risks, and provide shipping companies with useful resources for a whole crew.

All resources are free to download. Visit the Health at sea section of our website for all the resources.

Other projects

Seafarerhelp Stacked Rgb 20181023 2

SeafarerHelp

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

World Map

ISWAN Regional Programme

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

Naham 3 Hostages And Plane In Somalia Edited

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)

Istock 524710540

Superyacht Crew Welfare

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

Web Edited 2258 Joy Corthésy for ISWAN

International Seafarers' Welfare Awards

Recognising excellence in seafarers’ welfare provision across the shipping industry

Port 2

International Port Welfare Partnership (IPWP) Programme

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

Kalli Pavan 1 Kalli Pavan

Indian Seafarers Campaign

Discouraging Indian seafarers from signing up with unregistered crewing agencies

Drinking Water 7

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

Albert Garayev 2 Albert Garayev

Training on Board

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

Day Of The Seafarer 2018 Photography Competition Main Photo

Day of the Seafarer 2018 Photo Competition

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