Health at sea
The distress caused by unpaid wages
January 13, 2020
We are often the first port of call when a seafarer or their family needs help, and one of the top issues reported to us is non-payment of…
SeafarerHelp assists a seafarer who suffered a stroke
December 17, 2019
No matter whether it is the middle of the night or over the weekend, the SeafarerHelp team is always here to help seafarers who find…
Imprisoned seafarers supported by ISWAN in Nigeria
November 27, 2019
When the Nigerian Navy arrested a crew on their vessel for illegal bunkering, ISWAN supported the seafarers during their time in prison and…
SeafarerHelp supports seafarer feeling bullied
October 10, 2019
When a messman contacted SeafarerHelp to report that he had been wrongly accused of a theft on board, our helpline team was there to…
SeafarerHelp assists seafarer concerned about funds transfer
September 25, 2019
If a seafarer has a problem or concern, our helpline team will do whatever they can to help.
ISWAN supports seafarer and his family after vessel detained in Indonesia
August 29, 2019
The seafarer had lost his father and his wife was due to give birth soon, so our Regional Team took action to help him return home as soon…
ISWAN provides counselling for injured seafarer in hospital
August 21, 2019
Our Regional Representative in Nigeria, Afusat Eke, supported the seafarer until he returned home.
Seafarer receives support from ISWAN after piracy attack
July 22, 2019
Our Regional Programme provides humanitarian support to seafarers and their families affected by piracy incidents.
SeafarerHelp supports seafarer after medical evacuation from vessel
June 27, 2019
Our helpline team was contacted by the sister of a Filipino seafarer who was concerned about her brother's wellbeing.
SeafarerHelp supports bullied deck cadet after knife incident on board
May 17, 2019
During a port visit, one of our SeafarerHelp Officers met a Ukrainian deck cadet in need of help.
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