|SEAMEN'S WELFARE OFFICE, CHENNAI|
The Seamen's 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.