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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....

News | 10 Jul 2014

Dockers and seafarers: share stories online and build activist links

Activists from across ITF docker and seafarer unions are being encouraged to share their stories and experiences via the dedicated dockers and seafarers website as...

News | 10 Jul 2014 Press Release

ITF applauds MLC detentions

The ITF today applauded port state control in Canada and Denmark for their action in detaining two vessels under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) – and...

News | 10 Jul 2014

ITF calls on activists to join global Walmart campaign

The ITF this week called on affiliates to join workers around the world and demand good jobs at Walmart companies and along the Walmart supply chain. The global...

News | 10 Jul 2014

Piracy survivors’ group backs new film

The ITF Seafarers Trust and the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) hosted a packed press screening of the film A Hijacking, which they describe...