Inland Navigation Section
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The ITF's Inland Navigation Workers' Section is one of ITF's eight industrial sections. Its membership includes 80 unions worldwide, representing 46,122 members.
The section chair is Nick Bramley (Nautilus International, Switzerland).
The section vice-chairs are:
- Rose Appiah Okyere (Marine & Dock Workers' Union, Ghana)
- Juan Carlos Pucci, CPOFPCM, Argentina
- Chaudhary Alam, BNSF, Bangladesh
- Women’s Representative: Denitsa Sokolova ( FTTUB, Bulgaria)
- Young Transport Workers’ Representative: Sander Ruts, ACV-Transcom, Belgium
22 Jan 2013
Bangladesh Inland Navigation workers’ victory
Inland Navigation workers in Bangladesh are celebrating the signing of a tripartite agreement on 11 January which brings to an end their three-day strike.
Under the agreement, workers will receive a significant rise of 20 per cent in gross salary....
11 Jan 2013
Seafarers Trust launches first phone app
Seafarers worldwide will benefit from the first phone application launched by the Seafarers’ Trust, the charitable arm of the ITF.
John McLeod, acting secretary of the Seafarers’ Trust, said:
“We are delighted to launch this important new service...
19 Nov 2013
ITF corrects Paraguayan media report errors
ITF Americas regional secretary Antonio Fritz has spoken out to correct a number of erroneous and unchecked reports in the Paraguayan media. These attack the ITF-affiliated SOMUPA (Sindicato Obreros Maritimos Unidos del Paraguay) union.
13 Nov 2013
ITF statement on Philippines disaster: Union relief efforts forge ahead
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and its affiliated unions are taking action to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Despite the devastation and the breakdown of many local government services and agencies, trade unions in...