ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) affiliated trade unions meeting in Rio de Janeiro today launched a new Americas Region task force…
ITF works to ensure safe vessels and decent working conditions for seafarers. Our aim is to raise standards, protect the vulnerable and eradicate exploitation.
We inspect ships, create agreements on working conditions with international agencies and help seafarers in need of assistance. Find out more about what we do or go straight to our website: www.itfseafarers.org.
An ITF module on the prevention of HIV/AIDS has been included for the first time in maritime cadet training in the Asia Pacific region, as part of…
Just over half the participants in an annual seminar for cruise ship workers run by ITF affiliates and the federation chose to take HIV tests to…
The Seafarers’ Trust provided core funding for the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) launched in September 2011 when maritime…
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What we do
The ITF helps affiliated unions improve working conditions for all seafarers
The seafarers’ section is democratic; our work is led by our affiliated unions and supported by…
The ITF seafarers’ section looks out for the wellbeing and safety of seafarers around the world.