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News | 16 Mar 2021 Press Release

NZ unions call for action over alleged Fiji trafficking scam

New Zealand transport workers’ unions are calling on their government to put Fiji on notice after Police launched an investigation into the potential human...

News | 11 Mar 2021 Press Release

Fiji police launch Goundar ferries investigation following ITF human trafficking claims

Transport workers’ unions are welcoming reports that Fijian authorities have launched an investigation into Goundar Shipping’s ongoing abusive treatment of...

News | 08 Mar 2021

IWD 2021: How to stand with women working in maritime

Today is International Women’s Day – 8 March. All across the globe, the ITF global family are celebrating the contribution of women transport workers to...

News | 24 Feb 2021 Press Release

Fiji government must step in over ferries scam, rights violations

Seafarers have been made homeless and left stranded thousands of kilometres from their loved ones after a major Fijian ferry company scammed and underpaid them, and...

News | 22 Feb 2021

ITF family secures tanker crew release in Iran

More than a dozen seafarers from South Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia are now making their way home after the International Transport Workers’ Federation...

News | 18 Feb 2021

FEATURE: Abandoned Palmali crew are caught in an inhumane trap - Turkey can free them

The humanitarian effort to feed, repatriate and fight for the seafarers’ outstanding wages has been spearheaded by the International Transport Workers’...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

Companies can step up to save seafarers stranded off China

'It’s expensive, but it’s the right thing to do’ – that’s the message from the global union body for seafarers as the ITF calls on shipping companies to...

News | 15 Feb 2021

Update: Amin Shipping trick Onda crew in attempted wage coverup

Since the ITF brought you the story of the crew of the MV Onda, it seems Mohamed Amin has plunged to new depths in his exploitation of the seafarers. The ITF has...