ITF general secretary Steve Cotton joined several Australian union leaders and over 200 union activists at a rally on 20 July to protest against the…
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.
Concerted action by the ITF and maritime unions on two continents in one week was successful in bringing support to seafarers working and living in…
The ITF’s HIV module for seafarers is to be extended to all the major maritime academies in the Philippines, following a successful pilot with the…
Speaking on his return from Greece, where he has been meeting with ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation)-affiliated trade unions…
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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.