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Seafarers finally return home

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is pleased to announce that the eleven crew of the Panamanian flagged 'Agean Princess' have finally been able to return home to India and…


ITF statement on UAE's new protection for…

ITF statement in response to the circular issued by the UAE Federal Transport Authority – Land And Maritime, requiring all UAE flagged ships trading internationally and all ships operating in UAE…


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…