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...
03 May 2012
Indian ferry disaster, ITF comment
Commenting on the disastrous ferry sinking on the River Brahmaputra, Nick Bramley, chair of the ITF inland navigation section and Nautilus International national secretary in Switzerland, said: “This disaster is sadly only the latest in a long...
27 Jan 2012
Belgian general strike Monday, ITF comment
Commenting on Monday’s planned Belgian general strike, ITF general secretary David Cockroft said: “On Monday in Belgium, transport stops. Planes, trains and ports will all be affected. All part of a day of protest by the country’s workers and...