As part of its celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March, the ITF is calling on its affiliates to share some of the stories of their…
Working for better lives on waterways.
ITF represents mariners and port workers on inland waterways throughout the world, in both trade and passenger tourism. We campaign for better working conditions on canals and rivers, as well as on shore, at wharfs and quays.
From timber to tourists, coffee to commuters, our crews carry cargo and passengers in a growing and challenging industry.
On the pages below, you can find out about the role of ITF and its union affiliates in campaigning, solidarity, research and training.
The ITF welcomes Israel’s decision to file murder charges over an arson attack which killed an 18 month old Palestinian boy and his parents back in…
We would like to wish transport workers all over the world a very happy New Year. We hope you have had a peaceful festive season and the break has…
Nobel Peace Prize winner Houcine Abassi has shown his support for workers at Qatar Airways who are fighting for respect and dignity at the company.
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What we do
Inland navigation is a growing industry. All over the world, there are extensive networks of…
The inland navigation section represents almost 56,000 workers in 86 unions around the world. The…
The inland navigation section looks out for the wellbeing and safety of inland navigation workers…