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News | 01 Oct 2019

Women to the fore on World Maritime Day

Organised annually by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the worldwide event focused on gender equality, one of the 17 goals that underpin the United...

News | 23 Sep 2019 Press Release

Trade union leaders resolved to support growth of the Sri Lankan maritime industry

“We made a conscious decision to hold these two major ITF maritime conferences in Colombo, to show our commitment to activating growth and awareness of the Sri...

News | 17 Sep 2019 Press Release

New OECD-ITF report: Subsidies in European shipping industry are failing European taxpayers and workers

A new study released by the OECD and the International Transport Forum (ITF) on the current effect of direct and indirect maritime subsidies on the European...

News | 16 Sep 2019

ITF represents transport workers worldwide at ILWU Canada youth conference

The ITF was represented by Dorotea Zec, Croatian seafarer and co-chair of the ITF youth committee, Viri Gómez, Canadian docker and youth representative on the...

News | 13 Sep 2019

Australia bans two ships after ITF alerts on unpaid wages

Australia has banned two foreign-flagged ships after the ITF reported that crews on board had not received their wages. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority...

News | 13 Sep 2019

Record numbers attempt Channel crossing

A record number of migrants and refugees attempted to make the dangerous crossing of the English Channel to reach Britain in just one day. The UK Border Force...

News | 12 Sep 2019 Press Release

California AB 5 law: now we need a global law for ‘gig’ workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is calling for the new AB 5 law in California to be the inspiration for global rules that protect ‘gig’...

News | 10 Sep 2019

ITF welcomes release of seven Stena Impero seafarers, fate of the remaining crew remains unclear

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) welcomes the Iranian authorities release of seven members of crew from the detained British flagged tanker...