Stephen Cotton and Paddy Crumlin have been re-elected to lead the ITF for another five years.
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.
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ITF statement on the decision by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to ban the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Shandong Hai Wang for…
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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.