The International Labour Organization (ILO) has made progress in improving arrangements for shore leave for seafarers. At a meeting in Geneva,…
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.
Over 290 Kenyan seafarers, including 16 leaders of the Seafarers Union of Kenya (SUK), participated in a five-day seminar to discuss how to…
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has welcomed progress made at the ILO (International Labour Organization) last week on the…
A new project from the International Seafarers’ Welfare Assistance Network (ISWAN) aims to encourage the formation of port welfare boards around the…
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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.