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Your representatives in the seafarers’ section

The seafarers’ section is democratic; our work is led by our affiliated unions and supported by the ITF inspectors who work in ports, inspecting ships.

Your section representatives, by region, are shown below.

Section Officers

Chair

David Heindel, SIU, USA

1st Vice Chair

Dr Conrad Oca, AMOSUP, Philippines

2nd Vice Chair

Mark Dickinson, NIUK, Great Britain

Women Transport Workers’ Representative

Lena Dyring, NSU, Norway

Young Transport Workers’ Representative

Dorotea Zec, SUC, Croatia

Africa

Chair

Adewale Adeyanju, MWUN, Nigeria

Vice Chair

Innocent Gouanfo, SYNIMAC, Cameroon

Vice Chair

Stephen Owaki, SUK, Kenya

Arab World

Chair

Nermin Al Sharif, GFLTU, Libya

Vice Chair

Seddik Berrama, FNTT/UGTA, Algeria

Asia/Pacific

Chair

Yasumi Morita, JSU, Japan

Vice Chair (South East Asia)

Thomas Tay, SMOU, Singapore

Vice Chair (South Asia)

Abdulgani Serang, NUSI, India

Vice Chair (Pacific)

Vacant

Europe (ETF Maritime Transport Section)

Chair

Agis Tselentis, PNO, Greece

Vice Chair

Jacek Cegielski, NSZZ, Poland

Vice Chair

Yuri Sukhorukov, SUR, Russia

Advisor

Mark Dickinson, NI, Great Britain

Advisor

Kenny Reinhold, SEKO, Sweden

Advisor

Francesco di Fiore, FIT-CISL, Italy

Advisor

Maya Schwiegershausen-Güth, Verdi, Germany

Latin America/Caribbean

Chair

Severino Almeida, CONTTMAF, Brazil

Vice Chair

Horacio Dominguez, CJOMN, Argentina

Vice Chair

Julia Liliana Becerra, CCUOMM, Argentina

Vice Chair (Caribbean)

Michael Anisette, SWWTU, Trinidad & Tobago

North America 

Chair

James Given, SIU, Canada

Vice Chair

Mike Murphy, AMO, USA

Vice Chair

Marshal Ainley, MEBA, USA

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muhammad reazul bari khan

200 Days Ago
I would like to work for the right of Bangladesh seafarers.Kindly investigate present useless working people in Bangladesh.
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muhammad reazul bari khan

929 Days Ago
I would like to work for the right of Bangladesh seafarers.Kindly investigate present useless working people in Bangladesh.
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