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News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF and BOURBON sign co-operation agreement

 The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is pleased to announce the signing of a co-operation agreement with BOURBON, a major provider of marine...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

New taskforce launches to fight for African offshore workers’ rights

ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation)-affiliated trade unions meeting in Mombasa, Kenya today launched a new taskforce dedicated to protecting the...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

Joint press release: Industrial relations collective, the International Bargaining Forum, marks landmark tenth year as it enters new round of negotiations

This week the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) has commenced a new round of negotiations, marking the tenth year of industrial relations between the Forum's...

News | 10 Jul 2014

Union demands Indian CDCs for experienced seafarers

The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) has demanded the issuing of Indian seafarers’ documents (CDCs) and is urging the Indian government to issue CDCs...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF congress: dynamic, engaging, online

The ITF today launched the new congress 2014 website, the latest in a series of ground-breaking websites designed to put affiliates at the heart of the ITF by...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

Canada makes its third MLC detention

The Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Kouyou was detained yesterday in the port of Quebec, Canada, after maritime labour officials determined that crew were owed more...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

Seafarers’ Trust announces 100th WMU scholarship award

The ITF Seafarers’ Trust has announced that it is awarding its hundredth scholarship to study at the World Maritime University (WMU) to Rani Unnab Aziz Khan, an...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

East Asia maritime action week under way

The ITF’s third East Asia maritime action week of 2013 begins today at major ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and Taiwan. The week runs from 9 to 13 September....