• Maritime labour convention

    As a seafarer, do you know there is a bill of rights to ensure you have decent living and working standards? This includes everyone working on board…

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  • Flags of convenience

    Seafarers are vital to all of us. They travel the globe with everything we need, from bananas, oil, gas and building materials to cloth, grain and…

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  • Help for seafarers

    If you work at sea and your vessel is unsafe or in a substandard condition, your wages haven’t been paid or your employer is ignoring your rights,…

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  • Women seafarers

    If you work at sea and need help and advice on labour issues, contact your seafarers’ union. By joining an ITF-affiliated union, you also gain…

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  • The Black Sea project

    Promoting education, legislation and unionisation

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  • Container safety

    Container safety isn’t just an issue for the transport industry. Poorly packed and stowed containers can cause structural damage, injury and even…

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  • Maritime Roundtable 2016

    The Maritime Roundtable (MRT) 2016 will take place in Montreal, Canada 20-23 September 2016

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  • Maersk network

    The Maersk network has been set up in recognition of the fact that, either directly or indirectly, thousands of ITF transport workers are employed…

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  • Seafarers’ Bulletin 2016

    Seafarers' Bulletin is the ITF's flagship publication for seafarers. Published annually in English, Arabic, Chinese, German, Indonesian, Japanese,…

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  • Day of the Seafarer 2016

    As part of celebrations for the IMO Day of the Seafarer 2016 the ITF has interviewed IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim.

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  • Woman captain wins bravery award

    Captain Menon, hero and trade unionist, tells how she and her crew won the IMO Bravery at Sea award

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  • Calling all seafarers!

    On 18 January important new rules come into force on abandonment.

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