Friday, August 19, 2022

Amid Crew Change Crisis, ITF Inspectors Recovered $37 Million in Unpaid Wages to Seafarers in 2021

As if the pandemic hasn’t created enough problems for seafarers. Try also not getting paid. The International Transport Workers’ Federation came out

August 19, 2022
Total Views: 1113

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

ITF Says Inspectors Denied Welfare Checks of P&O Ferries Replacement Crew at Dover Port

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said its inspectors were denied the ability to conduct welfare checks for replacement crew members

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 6815

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Unions Slam P&O Ferries’ Abrupt ‘Mass Sacking’ of Seafarers

Maritime unions are condemning today’s abrupt announcement by ferry operator P&O Ferries, owned by Dubai-based DP World, that it has sacked 800

March 17, 2022
Total Views: 3996

Monday, September 20, 2021

ITF: If Done Right, Zero-Carbon Industries Can Be Big Opportunity for Workers, Including Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is backing a zero-carbon emissions target for shipping by 2050, saying that the energy transition

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 745

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Bourbon Rhode Survivor Secures ‘Substantial Compensation’ Over 2019 Shipwreck

A surviving crew member of the lost offshore tug Bourbon Rhode has secured ‘substantial compensation’ for the ordeal, the International Transport

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 3770

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

ITF Calls Out the Criminalization of Seafarers on Anniversary of Wakashio Grounding

Now one year since the Wakashio ran aground in Mauritius, the International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling for the immediate release and

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1663

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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ITF Flags Concerns Over Repatriation of Deceased Seafarers’ Bodies

Concerns are mounting amid shocking revelations that ports are increasingly refusing to repatriate deceased seafarers’ bodies under the the guise of

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 3765

Monday, June 7, 2021

Ship Abandonments Hit Record in 2020 -ITF

The International Transport Workers’ Federation said today it helped seafarers recover nearly $45 million in owed wages last year while cases of ship

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 9122

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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UN Bodies Call for Seafarers and Aviation Workers to Be Given Priority Access to Vaccines

As the world watched the Ever Given salvage over the last week, the heads of five UN organizations joined together in a call for maritime and air transport

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 1583

Friday, May 24, 2019
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Maritime News

ITF Urges Canada to Halt Lashing on St. Lawrence River After Man Overboard Fatality

The International Transport Workers Federation is calling on Transport Canada to ban foreign-crew from undertaking lashing work while vessels are underway on

May 24, 2019
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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Maritime News

ITF Blames BHP for Starving Crew in Australia

The International Transport Workers’ Federation is accusing coal mining giant BHP of starving the crew of a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland,

February 13, 2019
Total Views: 22

Thursday, December 6, 2018
CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt

ITF: Fatigue of Panama Canal Tugboat Captains is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Fatigue of Panama Canal tugboat poses a major threat to safety in the operation of the canal’s Neopanamax locks, according to a new independent study

December 6, 2018
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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ITF: CSL Australia Underpaying Foreign Crew of Bahamas-Flagged Vessel Operating in Australian Waters

An Australian shipping company has been accused of underpaying foreign crew aboard a Bahamas-flagged vessel operating in Australian waters on domestic routes.

December 20, 2017
Total Views: 37

Monday, December 11, 2017
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Maritime News

ITF: Another Worker Death Underscores ‘Atrocious Safety Record’ at Hutchison Terminal in Jakarta

Another worker has died in an accident at the Hutchison terminal in Jakarta, marking the fourth fatality in just the past 15 months at the terminal, the

December 11, 2017
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Maritime News

ITF: Right Wing Anti-Immigration Group Dumps Ship’s Crew

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says it is assisting the crew of the vessel C Star, who have been abandoned and left unpaid by its

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 117

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
ITF Lashing Protest

Hundreds Of “Noisy and Active” ITF Protesters Swamp Unifeeder HQ

By Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Dockworkers are planning a “noisy and active” protest outside the Aarhus headquarters of Europe’s largest

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 58

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Maritime News

ITF Warns of Privatization in Panama Canal Tugboat Fleet

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has raised its concerns over the safety of the Panama Canal’s new locks amid what it says is a

October 25, 2016
Total Views: 84

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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ITF Slams North Sea Oil’s ‘Secretive Corporate Structures’

The International Transport Workers Federation is slamming offshore oil companies operating in North Sea after a report claimed that many are using

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 6

Thursday, April 7, 2016
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Maritime News

ITF Calls Out Flags of Convenience Amid Panama Papers Leak

With the leaked Panama Papers shining a spotlight on the use offshore accounts to hide investments by of some the world’s most powerful people, the

April 7, 2016
Total Views: 96

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Maritime News

Maritime Unions Watching MV Portland Dispute in Australia

Maritime union groups around the world are closely monitoring a dispute over the replacement of the Australian-flagged bulk carrier MV Portland

January 7, 2016
Total Views: 12