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ITF launches $1.23m fund to support seafarers impacted by Covid-19

ITF launches $1.23m fund to support seafarers impacted by Covid-19

  A UK-based charity the ITF Seafarers’ Trust (ITFST) is launching a USD1.23 million emergency fund to address the impact of the global pandemic on seafarers and...

ITF wants Maersk to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis

ITF wants Maersk to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling on A.P. Moller–Maersk to protect its seafarers and terminal workers from the coronavirus pandemic...

Coronavirus: India bars 16,076 seafarers from entering country 

ITF slams flag states for failure to protect seafarers

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has criticized flag states for failing to protect seafarers’ and passengers’ health during the...

European shipowners demand concrete action on GoG piracy

ITF demands urgent action to curb Gulf of Guinea piracy 

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region amid...

ITF, Saudi to support seafarers in local seaports

ITF, Saudi to support seafarers in local seaports

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have committed to work closely together to support seafarers in all of the...

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ITF faults US’ plan to deny seafarers visa

  Global union, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), has blasted the US government for saying it will deny seafarers a US visa if they have...

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ITF urges Sri Lanka to release detained Ukrainian captain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on the Sri Lankan government to release a Ukrainian seafarer who has been detained in Sri Lanka since...

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ITF asks Transport Canada to ban foreign crew from lashing 

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on Transport Canada to ban foreign-crew from undertaking lashing work while vessels are underway in...

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ITF alleges inhuman treatment of seafarers on Blumenthal ships

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has shared details provided by current and former seafarers regarding alleged exploitative working conditions...

ITF: More seafarers dying in confined spaces 

ITF: More seafarers dying in confined spaces 

There has been a massive rise in workers’ deaths in confined spaces — a workplace hazard long familiar to the shipping industry. Since January 2018, sixteen dockers...

ITF blames coal miner BHP of starving crew in Australia

ITF blames coal miner BHP of starving crew in Australia

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has accused coal mining giant BHP of starving the crew of a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland, Australia....

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ITF accuses Panama Canal Authority of underhand tactics 

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said it is astonished and disappointed to read in the media of the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP)...