28 | 03 | 2020

An Indian seafarer has finally returned home, four years after being abandoned in Nigeria by his employer.

Chetanveer Singh, a third engineer known to his friends as Alex, was left without food and wages on the vessel MT Grand 1 in 2016. He contacted the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), which provided him with support.

Along with ISWAN, the National Seafarers Welfare Board of Nigeria (NSWB) and the Maritime Union of India (MUI) cooperated to help Mr Singh, and he returned to India February 2020.

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International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)

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South African transport workers...

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Dear Guests,
Ladies and gentlemen, families of the martyrs, the injured and the missing.
Ladies and gentlemen, representatives of the various groups that represent the nation of the Sudan.
Chairman and members of the Transitional Military Council.

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