The National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS) has brokered a pioneering HIV non-discrimination deal in an agreement signed with Mercantile Marine…
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.
European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member States to take immediate collective…
ITF general secretary Steve Cotton hailed a momentous and historic day for the labour movement in Myanmar when he spoke at the inaugural congress 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…
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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.