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News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF tells Panama it’s time 'to do the decent thing' for Iceberg 1 crew

The ITF has called on Panama to join the effort to help the recently released crew of the Iceberg 1 to recover from their hostage ordeal. The seafarers on the...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF comment on Swanland sinking report

After fully studying the United Kingdom Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s (MAIB’s) report into the Swanland sinking, the ITF (International Transport...

News | 10 Jul 2014

Seafarers Trust launches first phone app

Seafarers worldwide will benefit from the first phone application launched by the Seafarers’ Trust, the charitable arm of the ITF. John McLeod, acting secretary...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF women inspectors benefit from leadership programme

Women ITF inspectors have recently completed a week-long training programme on women in leadership and strategic change. Twelve of the ITF's 136 inspectors are...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF nominates Said Elhairech for international trade union rights award

The ITF has put forward Moroccan trade unionist Said Elhairech as a nominee for the Febe Elisabeth Velasquez prize, an international award recognising those who...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF condemns Moroccan court decision

The ITF has condemned as ‘utterly unbelievable’ a totally unexpected decision by a Moroccan court to sentence trade union leaders Said Elhairech and Mohamed...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

Second East Asia maritime action week begins Monday

Seafarers, dockers and ITF inspectors will launch the year’s second East Asia maritime action week at major ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan from 1 to 5...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF welcomes Turkish trade unionists’ release but urges vigilance

The prosecutor at a trial hearing in Ankara on 10 April released pending trial 22 Turkish trade unionists on the grounds that there was no reason for their...