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News | 03 Dec 2020

ITF wins back $1.7 million in owed wages as more seafarers abandoned

Amid a concerning rise in cases of shipowners abandoning their vessels and crew, unions have helped recover more than USD$1.7 million in wages owed to...

News | 02 Dec 2020 Press Release

SG-STAR Fund Taskforce Develops CrewSafe Audit Programme and Attracts more Global Partners

Joint release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC), International Chamber of Shipping...

News | 30 Nov 2020

Unbreakable solidarity with HIV-positive transport workers on World AIDS Day 2020

STATEMENT FROM THE GENERAL SECRETARY, STEPHEN COTTON | HIV/AIDS / CREW CHANGE CRISIS The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and our global union...

News | 18 Nov 2020

Fisheries death, attempted cover up, sparks Uruguayan union fury

The tragic death of a Peruvian fisher off the coast of Uruguay has angered the country’s Transport Workers' Union, who say the international industry’s...

News | 18 Nov 2020 Press Release

ITF welcomes return to international rules for seafarers

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) welcomes the announcement this week by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) that it will be ending...

News | 17 Nov 2020

Canada continues its maritime leadership with new Seafarers’ Welfare Board - ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation commends the Federal Government and maritime industry of Canada for continuing their cooperative leadership to...

News | 17 Nov 2020 Press Release

Governments must resolve Jag Anand, Anastasia stalemate and get seafarers home

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is urging the governments of China, India and Australia to collaborate and urgently end the stalemate around...

News | 11 Nov 2020

Historic Biden-Harris victory is a testament to the power of workers: ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is hailing the historic election victory of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the 46th President-elect and...