Posts Tagged ‘International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN)’

International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event

International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event
International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 winners revealed at London International Shipping Week event This evening, the winners of the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019 were revealed at the end of Inmarsat’s exclusive Crew Welfare event for London International Shipping Week. Organised...
September 11th, 2019 | Awards, Charity | Read More

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.

New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.
New guidance is now available to assist welfare organisations dealing with incidents of seafarers being abandoned and vessels being arrested or detained.  The booklet, entitled Arrested and Detained Vessels, and Abandoned Seafarers, has been produced by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance...
April 5th, 2019 | Associations, Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund

Taiwan again donates to Piracy Survivor Family Fund
l to r: Roger Harris (Executive Director, ISWAN), Ambassador Harry Tseng (Government of Taiwan) and Dr Charles Tannock MEP On 15 May 2018, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium signed a Memorandum of Understanding,...
May 16th, 2018 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity
l to r: WISTA India President Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta; Director and Principal Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre Capt.Deboo; WISTA International President Ms.Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou; Director General of Shipping in India Dr. Malini Shankar; Chairman Shipping Corporation of India Capt. Anoop Kumar...
January 30th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Steps to positive mental health – infographics

Steps to positive mental health – infographics
In partnership with the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), the Club is releasing a series of Good Mental Health Guides to better mental wellbeing on board. The most recent release in the series provided seafarers with proactive Steps to Positive Mental Health. The Steps...
January 23rd, 2018 | P and I Clubs | Read More

Crew Health: Maintaining dental hygiene

Crew Health: Maintaining dental hygiene
Following from the Shipowners’ Club: As seafarers can spend weeks at sea on a voyage it is not unusual that tooth pain or dental related illness will strike far from land. The risk of dental problems is increased for seafarers because of their limited access to regular and advanced dental care...
November 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health

The Shipowners’ Club supports ISWAN’s seminar on seafarer health
The Shipowners’ Club, the leading mutual P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, is supporting the International Seafarer’s Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) seminar on seafarers’ health as part of its ongoing partnership to look at the most prevalent health issues affecting...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

ISWAN & Marlins collaborate to help seafarers prepare for piracy attacks

ISWAN & Marlins collaborate to help seafarers prepare for piracy attacks
Roger Harris 23 June 2016 – Marking IMO’s Day of the Seafarer on 25 June Marlins, part of V.Group and the charity, International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) have created a new elearning course to help seafarers prevent and prepare for piracy attacks. Although there have...
June 23rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

New ‘Lifeline’ Video from ISWAN

New ‘Lifeline’ Video from ISWAN
Roger Harris 4 March 2016 – The International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is launching its new promotional video. The video ‘Lifeline’ made by Maritime Films UK, showcases the varied work and projects of ISWAN.  Short interviews are held with ISWAN staff as they...
March 4th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security | Read More

ISWAN to hold Manila event to mark Day of The Seafarer

ISWAN to hold Manila event to mark Day of The Seafarer
29 February 2016 – The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is delighted to announce that it will be holding an event to celebrate the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Day of the Seafarer on 25th June 2016. The celebrations – aimed at seafarers...
February 29th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF | Read More

Andy Winbow joins ISWAN as new trustee

Andy Winbow joins ISWAN as new trustee
Andy Winbow – Andy Winbow, the recently retired Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Maritime Safety Division at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined the board of the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) as a trustee. Andy said “I am really...
October 19th, 2015 | Associations, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Helpline Assisted Over 7, 700 Seafarers in 2014

Helpline Assisted Over 7, 700 Seafarers in 2014
SeafarerHelp is the free 24 hour multi-lingual helpline for seafarers run by the not for profit organisation, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). It has been another another busy year for the helpline with a 53% increase in the number of calls to SeafarerHelp and...
June 17th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Press and Media | Read More