SeafarerHelp Annual Review 2016

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First published on September 2017

SeafarerHelp is a free, confidential, multilingual helpline available 24/7 for seafarers and their families.

SeafarerHelp saw a record number of contacts from seafarers in 2016. The helpline dealt with 3,073 new cases, involving 11,228 seafarers and their families. In addition, SeafarerHelp received a further 4,548 successive contacts and dealt with 4,073 different issues raised by seafarers, while the free service helped seafarers of 99 different nationalities making contact from 122 different countries.