International Seafarers' Welfare And Assistance Network

International Seafarers' Welfare And Assistance Network

Charity information

International Seafarers' Welfare And Assistance Network

Seafarers have tough & dangerous lives. ISWAN works to support the welfare of seafarers all over the world. We run a free 24 hr multilingual helpline for seafarers & provide other vital services.

Founded 2013

  • Mission statement

    Our purpose: to promote seafarers' welfare and related issues and the application of the relevant sections of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006

    Our work: raising awareness, supporting front line providers, encouraging and recognising best practice in providing welfare assistance to seafarers, their families and dependants, providing liaison and referral services, undertaking relevant research, and building support for our work amongst stakeholders

    Our values: operational excellence and committed partnership with stakeholders

  • Aims

    International Seafarers' Welfare And Assistance Network aims to:

    • To provide a free multi-lingual 24 hour 365 day independent & confidential helpline for the 1.2 million seafarers around the world
    • To support front line seafarer welfare organisations in over 450 ports all over the world
    • To promote seafarers' welfare to the maritime industry, the general public, and in international forums
  • Overview

    Established: April 2013

    Registered Charity Number: 1102946

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 8

    Phone number: 03000124279

    Address: Cygnet House 12-14 Sydenham Road Croydon CR0 2EE

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