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ITF: refusal of shore leave to Hanjin crews 'a…

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today described the refusal of shore leave to seafarers on board Hanjin ships in the USA as a denial of human rights – and praised the actions…

ITF condemns Thai sentencing of British labour…

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned the sentencing of British labour rights researcher Andy Hall to three years’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, by the Bangkok…

International delegation visits Korea over union…

Officials from two global union federations and their affiliates on a solidarity mission to South Korea will explain their plans at a press conference next Tuesday 27 September at 13:00 at Seoul…

공공기관파업 탄압 우려해 국제 대표단이 한국을 방문

두 개의 국제노조연맹 및 가맹조직에서 연대의 목표로 파견된 국제대표단이 오는 9월 27일 13시에 서울역광장(계단)에서 열리는 기자회견에서 대표단의 활동 계획을 설명할 예정이오니, 적극적인 취재를 요청 드립니다.

TiSA endangers coasts and foresees “lawless”…

Today’s release at a press conference in Geneva by Greenpeace Netherlands of a revised secret text on maritime services from the proposed Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) – an international trade…

ITF: guarded welcome for Cambodia FOC promises

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is giving a guarded welcome to the Cambodian government’s promise to turn its maritime flag into a genuine national ship register.

The future of maritime activism - unionists…

One hundred and thirty maritime workers from across 56 countries are meeting in Montreal, Canada tomorrow to help shape the future of trade union campaigning in the industry.

Container port health and safety study

An independent study being published today is hoped to pave the way for significant improvements in the health, safety and welfare of workers in the global container port industry. Commissioned by…