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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: 85

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: 25

Thursday, December 6, 2018
CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt
Interesting

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: 147

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
geared bulk carrier
News

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: 64

Monday, December 11, 2017
container terminal
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: 38

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: 126

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
ITF Lashing Protest
Ports

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: 74

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
ITF Warns of Privatization in Panama Canal Tugboat Fleet
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: 98

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
north sea oil rig with offshore workboat alongside
Offshore

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: 8

Thursday, April 7, 2016
panama canal
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: 106

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Maritime Unions Watching MV Portland Dispute in Australia
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: 16

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
ITF Raises Concerns Over Tugboat Safety in Expanded Panama Canal Locks
Maritime News

ITF Raises Concerns Over Tugboat Safety in Expanded Panama Canal Locks

  The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has commissioned a study into the maneuvering feasibility of the new Panama Canal locks

September 15, 2015
Total Views: 49

Thursday, May 21, 2015
cargo ship containers
News

Australia’s Plans for Domestic Shipping Risks Thousands of Jobs, ITF Warns

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has slammed the Australian government’s plans to reform its newly-adopted cabotage laws, saying

May 21, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, August 4, 2014
Shipping Industry Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Cautioned Over Ebola Outbreak

The international shipping community is being warned of the potential dangers from the unprecedented Ebola virus outbreak in west

August 4, 2014
Total Views: 6
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