[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]For four decades, the ITF Seafarers’ Trust has remained one of the principle funders of programmes and projects associated with seafarers’ welfare in ports. In that time, the Trust has awarded some 1,500 grants towards the purchase and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The ITF Seafarers’ Trust is a major funder of Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), an independent pan-industry centre dedicated to advancing the rights of seafarers and fishers through research, education and training in issues concerning seafarers and the law....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Deep-sea ships spend a lot of time a long way from land. While on board their ships, seafarers are isolated from quality medical care accessible ashore; both in emergency situations and for primary healthcare. The International Seafarers’ Welfare and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Hosted by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and supported by the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, SeafarerHelp is a confidential assistance service available to seafarers 24/7, 365 days, worldwide.  Available in a wide range of languages, SeafarerHelp...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]IMLI was established in 1988 through an international agreement, and its Statute was approved by the IMO Assembly at its 16th Session. The main purpose of the Institute is to assist Governments, particularly those of developing countries, to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The first-ever course of its type, Mari-Wel is a seafarer welfare training programme launched by ITF Seafarers’ Trust and World Maritime University. The course is designed to equip maritime professionals with key skills and knowledge to support the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Access to shore-based welfare facilities is a key component of the wider welfare strategy under Regulation 4.4 of the MLC. Surveys conducted by the Trust and other maritime funding and welfare organisations reveal that access to a reliable...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The Seafarers’ Emergency Fund was established by both the TK Foundation and the ITF Seafarers’ Trust. Administered by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), the Fund aimed to provide immediate and essential aid to seafarers, and families...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] sponsored by the ITF Seafarers' Trust in partnership with NAMMA   High speed internet access is the number one request of seafarers from port-based seafarers’ welfare providers. Most seafarers’ centres provide free or cheap internet access in their facilities and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="2396" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="2397" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]‘A content, fit and healthy seafarer is a safer and more productive seafarer’ so the saying...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Hunterlink delivers an International Maritime EAP model that is providing mental wellness support to International Seafarers from around the globe. Hunterlink is recognised as a leader in the field of mental health support for the maritime workforce. Hunterlink is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The World Maritime University was established in 1983 by the International Maritime Organisation to deliver technical education to students exclusively drawn from the developing world, facilitating their home nations’ efforts to implement IMO conventions. Its graduates now number...

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