Around 400 people protested on 26 September in Ottawa against the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), as officials met in…
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.
Three global shipping organisations today issued guidance to their members on the risks posed to ships’ crews calling in countries affected by the…
Philippines tuna workers dismissed for forming a union have staged a week of action with the support of an international delegation from the ITF/IUF…
ITF inspectors and dockers’ and seafarers’ union members began an East Asian maritime action week on Monday in ports in Japan, Korea, Russia and…
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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.