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News | 08 Oct 2019

Unions sign major agreement to improve terms and conditions

Around 8,000 maritime workers in Nigeria will benefit from a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) signed by two unions. The Nigerian Merchant Officers and...

News | 07 Oct 2019

ITF Delhi: 25 years of building workers’ power

The ITF has marked 25 years of its presence in Delhi, India. During this time the office achieved significant milestones, including: the first ever ITF Congress...

News | 02 Oct 2019

ITF launches global news app

The ITF has a launched a new app to deliver the latest news from the ITF directly to smartphones.  The app includes: news alerts from the ITF  personalised...

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...