Seamen Welfare Offices


The Seamens Welfare Office, Chennai under takes the liaison work between the Indian seamen and the officials of the country they visit and render all assistance to the seamen in case of distress and also provides recreational facilities to them etc. this office is created under section 13 of MS Act 1958.

This office is headed by the SWO under the administrative control of MMD, Chennai. The functions of SWO in Mumbai and Calcutta are looked after by the respective Principal Officer, MMD.

Anchorgate Building, 2nd Floor,
P.B.No.5004, Rajaji Salai
, Chennai -600 001
Tel No: 044-25229674
Fax No: 044-25268550
e-mail :

Performance :-

  • Maintained close contact with the Seamen of Ships which called at Chennai Port and rendered all assistance to them.
  • Maintained close contact with the off - articled and on - articled Seamen who stay at Seafarers Club, Chennai and rendered all assistance.
  • Supervised, inspected and co-ordinator the work of Seafarers Club, Chennai.
  • Functioned as Honorary Secretary and Treasurer and looked after the administrative and accounts matters related to Seafarers.

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