Falvey Cargo underwriting partners with The Mission To Seafarers to support international seafarer w
Falvey Insurance Group and its subsidiary companies have chosen to directly align its 2021 philanthropy efforts to causes directly related to the company by announcing its formal support of international seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers.
Announcing its support on June 25th, the Day of the Seafarer, Falvey is formally recognizing the overlooked keyworkers responsible for vessel operations, and for the safe and smooth delivery of valuable cargo that keeps global trade afloat.
According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), The day not only acknowledges the invaluable work of seafarers but also aims to bring global attention to the issues affecting their work and lives, such as piracy. It calls on governments to develop policies that lead to fair treatment of seafarers at ports and asks private ship companies and owners to provide their employees proper facilities and comforts while they are at sea.
Support of The Mission to Seafarers is not new to Falvey, as the company’s Senior Vice President based in Canada, Isabelle Therrien, has laid some valuable groundwork in the Toronto/Hamilton port region.
Speaking on the announcement, Isabelle Therrien, Senior Vice President Canada of Falvey Insurance Group said: It has been a privilege to be part of an organization that supports me volunteering some of my time to The Mission to Seafarers of Southern Ontario. As a cargo insurance underwriter, I cannot think of a better way to support the real risk-takers of t....