A big thank-you to the sponsors, speakers, ISWAN members and delegates who made the 2018 Seminar in Helsinki so good. Read all about the event here.
In feedback on the response to the seminar, over 95% of responses rated it 'Excellent' or 'Good'. When asked what made the seminar good, responses included:
'The interactive nature of it and the interesting topics covered, as well as the opportunities for networking.'
'Interaction between speakers and audience. Good subjects and good speakers.'
'It was very good to see a wide range of participants from all over the globe and across the industry. A very fine location with very good hospitality.'
The next ISWAN Seminar will be held in Mumbai during the second half of November 2019. Dates will be announced soon – please put this in your diary and we look forward to seeing you there.
Providing humanitarian support to seafarers and their families across three specific regions
Recognising excellence in seafarers’ welfare provision across the shipping industry
Spotting the signs and responding to concerns
A free training package suitable for both individual viewing by all crew and training sessions onboard and ashore
We launched the results of our survey of superyacht crew in London on 3rd December 2018
We provide shipping companies and seafarers with information on staying healthy on board
A project aiming to encourage and support the establishment of welfare boards worldwide
Discouraging Indian seafarers from signing up with unregistered crewing agencies
Providing seafarers with the right tools and information to keep hydrated on board
A joint initiative looking at the health of women seafarers and where it can be improved