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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)...

Panama Canal tugboat captains fatigue a disaster waiting to happen

ITF: Panama Canal tugboat captains fatigue a disaster waiting to happen

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has warned that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, as the results of an independent...

ITF, others back Portuguese dockers over poor working condition

ITF, others back Portuguese dockers over poor working condition

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and German ver.di are teaming up to support Portuguese dockers...

ITF condemns sanctions against tug captains

Panama Canal: ITF condemns sanctions against tug captains

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has strongly criticized the Panama Canal Authority’s recently launched process of issuing sanctions against...

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ITF recommends shareholders vote against ICTSI directors

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today released a shareholder advisory note detailing governance issues at International Container Terminal...

Filipino seafarers on CSL Australia’s ship underpaid, says ITF 

The Filipino seafarers working onboard the Bahamas-registered Flag-of-Convenience (FOC) vessel Diana, owned by Canadian Shipping Lines (CSL) Australia, are underpaid,...

ITF condemns another worker’s death at Hutchison Terminal in Jakarta

ITF condemns another worker’s death at Hutchison Terminal in Jakarta

By Jite Eriabie  Another worker has died in an accident at the Hutchison terminal in Jakarta, marking the fourth fatality in just the past 15 months at the terminal,...

ITF beams spotlight on labour violations at ICTSI

ITF beams spotlight on labour violations at ICTSI

By Jite Eriabie  An emerging pattern of labour rights violations has allegedly been found at Philippine-based terminal operator International Container Terminal...

ITF aids repatriation of disputed ship crew 

ITF aids repatriation of disputed ship crew 

Five crew members of the ice breaker Polar Star have arrived home after being abandoned in the Canary Islands, according to ITF Seafarers. The Russian and Lithuanian...