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News | 10 Jan 2020

ITF rescues Kenyan seafarers from Mozambique

The ITF has come to the rescue of 10 Kenyan seafarers who had travelled to Pemba, Mozambique through Tanzania in August 2019, to work on an EU-bound vessel, MV...

News | 09 Jan 2020

Dockers’ Clause: A deal is a deal – and we are defending it!

Dockers unions, shop stewards and legal advisors from ten countries gathered in Rotterdam yesterday and pledged to take action to ensure that the new “Dockers’...

News | 07 Jan 2020

ITF speaks for global maritime professionals at International Association of Maritime Universities

The ITF has represented the views of global maritime professionals at the 20th general assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) in...

News | 01 Jan 2020

#LashingIsDockersWork: ITF Dockers’ Clause comes into force

The ITF “Dockers’ Clause” comes into force in Canada and Europe today. A lot has been said about what is commonly called the Dockers Clause, but it’s worth...

News | 16 Dec 2019

International trade unions bring spotlight to Port of Auckland automation plans

An ITF delegation has met with New Zealand’s ministers of transport and labour, as well as the Auckland’s Mayor and city council, to voice first-hand the impact...

News | 29 Nov 2019

MTWTU hold union awareness-raising seminar for Ukrainian seafarers

The ITF-supported event, Union Week - New Generation, is the fourth awareness-raising seminar hosted by MTWTU in four years in Odessa, Ukraine, which attracted...

News | 29 Nov 2019

High level ITF delegation signs enhanced MoU in China 

An ITF delegation, led by the general secretary Stephen Cotton, has visited China this week to enhance cooperation and understanding with the country’s labour...

News | 27 Nov 2019

Mental stress levels at sea dangerously high, study finds

A wide-ranging study by Yale University – commissioned by the ITF Seafarers Trust – has found dangerously high levels of mental stress among...