Benefits of Membership of ISWAN

Members of ISWAN enjoy unique access to a network of likeminded organisations involved with seafarers' welfare all over the world. Members of ISWAN include shipping companies, unions, seafarer welfare organisations, and government seafarer services. ISWAN currently has 40 members and the membership is growing.

Joining ISWAN will help you connect and collaborate with similar organisations, strengthen your knowledge and expertise in seafarers' welfare, and influence key decision makers at an international level. Through membership of ISWAN you can build your skills, add value to your work, and help shape the direction of seafarers' welfare by sharing practical knowledge and resources.
You can connect and network through ISWAN by:

  • Participating in our seminars – recent ones include Port Levies & Seafarers Welfare, Maritime Labour Convention & Seafarers Welfare, Cruise Ships
  • Using our online toolkit on seafarers welfare
  • Contribute articles to our seafarerswelfare.org website
  • Attending the AGM where you can meet fellow members

The main benefits of being an ISWAN member are:

  • Receiving updates on the Maritime Labour Convention – two of the main social partners at the ILO are members of ISWAN (ITF and ICS)
  • Having the opportunity to initiate and participate in ISWAN projects
  • A regular members' e-news with information about developments in seafarers' welfare
  • Supporting SeafarerHelp – the free multilingual 24 hour helpline for seafarers
  • Free or discounted translation service for materials aimed at seafarers. Our SeafarerHelp staff are able to translate leaflets, posters, etc into the main languages spoken by seafarers
  • Discounts on bulk purchases of the SHIP health information materials aimed at seafarers
  • Discounts on sponsorship of the International Seafarers' Welfare Awards
  • Free copies of publications produced by ISWAN eg The multilingual questions for the medical assessment of seafarers booklet
  • As a company, membership will contribute to your CSR objectives
  • Training courses for Ship Welfare Visitors
  • Influencing the future of seafarers' welfare
  • Participation in the Training On Board project that promotes fitness and health for seafarers

 To join ISWAN email Roger Harris, Executive Director This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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