ILO – Ratifications of Convention

  Ratifications for Malaysia – Peninsular Technical Convention Date Status Note C011 – Right of Association (Agriculture) Convention, 1921 (No. 11) 11 Jan 1960 In Force C012 – Workmen’s Compensation (Agriculture) Convention, 1921 (No. 12) 05 Jun 1961 In Force C017 – Workmen’s Compensation (Accidents) Convention, 1925 (No. 17) 11 Nov 1957 In Force C019 – Equality of Treatment (Accident Compensation) Convention, […]

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ISWAN-SEF pays for seafarer’s medical treatment

Jessirine Mance (2nd from left) with her brother, parents and Jun Pablo of ISWAN (far right) – taken on a visit after her protocol procedure When a seafarer and their family are directly involved in sudden and unforeseen circumstances, they may require financial support. In desperate cases where no other help is available, the Seafarers […]

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ISWAN-IMO announces theme for Day of the Seafarer 2017

This year, once again, the 25th June will mark the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS), and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has announced its theme of ‘Seafarers Matter’. The Day of the Seafarer was established in a resolution adopted by the 2010 Diplomatic Conference in Manila to adopt the revised STCW Convention, with the […]

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ISWAN-SeafarerHelp supports homesick seafarer feeling low

Source: http://seafarerswelfare.org/news-and-media/latest-news/seafarerhelp-supports-homesick-seafarer-feeling-low SeafarerHelp is a free, confidential, multilingual helpline for seafarers and their families, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Spending long periods of time away from family and friends can make seafarers feel lonely and isolated, and the environment on board can sometimes make this worse. The SeafarerHelp team is here to […]

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ISWAN-First network of HIV positive seafarers launched

Source : http://seafarerswelfare.org/news-and-media/latest-news/first-network-of-hiv-positive-seafarers-launched The first network of HIV-positive seafarers has been launched in the Philippines, with technical and financial support from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and its union AMOSUP. Positibong Marino Philippines has been formally registered as a self-help and support group for HIV-positive seafarers. It will work with the ITF, its unions and […]

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ISWAN – SeafarerHelp is now available on WhatsApp

http://seafarerswelfare.org/news-and-media/latest-news/seafarerhelp-now-available-via-whatsapp We want to offer seafarers as many ways to get in touch with our free helpline as possible, so SeafarerHelp is now available on WhatsApp: SeafarerHelp – a free, confidential helpline for seafarers around the world – can now be contacted using mobile messaging app WhatsApp. Communication is often the biggest barrier to seafarers […]

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