22 May 2013
The ITF Seafarers’ Trust is sponsoring 5 WMU (World Maritime University) students this year: Ofa Qarase (Fiji), Magdalene Ofori Addai (Ghana), Franka Foncham (Cameroon), Kiki Hamzah (Indonesia) and last but not least Alina Prylipko (Ukraine). For the first time in Trust history all the students are female. They were over in London for a week for their ITF induction sessions.
14 May 2013
According to a 2013 research of SIRC (Seafarers accommodation on contemporary cargo ships) “very few seafarers have access to internet. 12% reported free and unlimited internet access. The majority(61%) reported that they have no internet access available to them on board at all. The remainder(27%) experience either time restriction or charges(…) or some other kind [...]
01 Feb 2013
We are very happy to welcome John McLeod to the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, following Tom Holmer’s departure to return to higher education.
17 Dec 2012
We are proud to announce that after months of work, the ITF Seafarers' Trust has published the first app for smartphone focused on seafarers' need. "Shore Leave" is an offline app, which allow to store the contact details of all seafarers' centre scattered around the world, and keep them always with you inside your smartphone
17 Dec 2012
Every year the ITF Seafarers’ Trust grants a scholarship for five student at the WMU. The scholarship includes a week in London in order to deepen their knowledge about seafarers’ welfare and rights. On the 2nd of December, IMO Secretary-General, Mr. Koji Sekimizu, conferred the degrees during the graduation ceremony in Malmo. The five students [...]