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CSL Australia found to be exploiting crew

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has inspected the Bahamas-registered Flag-of-Convenience (FOC) vessel Diana in Melbourne and found the company is underpaying Filipino seafarers…


ITF: Trump Jerusalem Announcement

Progress towards a just and sustainable peace between Israel and Palestine has long been a goal supported by the ITF and wider global trade union movement. 


ICTSI “not welcome in Africa”

Global port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is facing continued resistance to their Africa expansion plans, with the Philippines-owned company again the target of…


Seaman Guard Ohio ruling: ITF comment

The court in Madurai, India, has delivered its judgment in the appeal case by the crew and guards of the Seaman Guard Ohio. It decided to lift the sentence of five years’ imprisonment against the 35…


Call for action for Libyan trade unionist

A fresh appeal to protect the freedom and safety of a Libyan trade unionist has been launched by the ITF this week via online platform LabourStart.


ITF: ‘new era for fishers begins’

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has described the coming into force of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 – ILO188 – tomorrow, 16 November as having the potential to open…


ITF supports challenge to Boskalis over crew…

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) is standing ready to support its Dutch affiliate Nautilus NL/FNV Waterbouw as it resists plans by marine services and dredging company Boskalis…


ITF applauds ‘historic breakthrough’ on Qatar…

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) has backed what it describes as “a historic breakthrough” on eliminating Qatar’s kafala system, which has allowed the exploitation of migrant…


UAE and ITF to work together

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) have agreed to work together to tackle abandonment cases in UAE waters.