ISWAN welcomes the release of three Iranian hostages by Somali pirates after nearly five and half years in captivity.
29th of June marks the launch of a two-week digital campaign by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) to highlight the importance of connecting with others for crew wellbeing.
The ISWAN has welcomed Bond TM as the primary partner for its new online toolkit for superyacht crew.
International 24-hour helpline SeafarerHelp, operated by the ISWAN, has experienced a surge in demand as the COVID-19 pandemic affects seafarers worldwide.
Shipping companies assisting a large number of seafarers worldwide can book rooms at discounted prices for those who are quarantined or on standby while contributing to trade during the pandemic.
In response to pandemic’s impact on merchant seafarers, fishers and their families, the London-based charity Seafarers the UK have created a new Seafarers UK COVID-19 Emergency Fund of £2 million.
The International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a new video aimed at seafarers, onboard, or ashore.
Mariners on any vessel with KVH VSAT service can place free VoIP calls to ISWAN’s confidential 24-hour SeafarerHelp phone line.
ISWAN has published 2018-19 statistics from its international helpline for seafarers and their families, SeafarerHelp, as part of its first annual review.