About Our Clients

Do You Know That... 

  • Commercial shipping is the most globalized industry in the world
  • Over 1.5 million seafarers deliver 90% of the world's goods so that we can live with ease and in comfort
  • Seafarers come from all over the world
  • The Port of Brunswick, GA, receives more than 16,000 seafarer visits annually and the number is increasing
  • Seafarers have very little access to conveniences and comfort while at sea
  • The common issues that seafarers face include fear of pirate attacks, unpaid wages, loneliness, maltreatment, lack of internet and phone access while at sea that inhibits their communication with loved ones and many more
  • Seafarers are apart from their families and friends at least 6-10 months a year
  • Due to restricted visa or shore leave passes given, some seafarers have to be detained onboard their vessels that are docked at U.S. ports
  • "You have excellent service."

    ... Edmund, Phillippines

  • "I enjoy talking with the staff, watching TV, and getting free clothing."

    ... Oscar, Phillippines

  • "The Volunteers in the Seafarers Center are hospitable"

    ... Edmund, Phillippines

  • "What I enjoyed most about ISC is the TV and reading materials."

    .... Crew Member, Phillippines

  • "I enjoy calling to the Phillippines for my family."

    ... Edmund, Phillippines