Regular social interaction onboard benefits overall crew wellbeing reduces isolation and stress and helps to build and motivate safe and efficient teams on board, new research shows.
Professional yacht crew anywhere in the world will be able to access 24-hour support via Yacht Crew Help, a new helpline launched by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).
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.