International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network at a glance:

In 2019-20, ISWAN's SeafarerHelp assisted 13,554 seafarers...

...and we were contacted by seafarers of 95 different nationalities

In 2019-20, our relief funds awarded more than 63,300 USD to seafarers


Are you a seafarer needing help or support?

Our free, confidential helpline SeafarerHelp is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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‘I am very glad that I found you. You are on my side and you know how to adequately help sailors. You know how to listen and understand’



A helping hand for those in need

Many seafarers who signed off in 2020 or earlier have struggled to find work since due to the pandemic. Krishan contacted ISWAN for help when he was having trouble getting financial support.

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