International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2018-19, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 8,111 seafarers...

...and the helpline was contacted by seafarers of 91 different nationalities

In 2018-19, our relief funds awarded a total of 75,860.35 USD to seafarers



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

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'A thousand thanks for your effort on our case. We were fortunate to be repatriated last month...Thanks very much for your dedication and effort in accommodating seafarers in distress.'


Seafarer receives support from ISWAN after piracy attack

A seafarer recounted his traumatising experience of a pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea to our Regional Team.

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