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|Inspection team boards a ship during recent ITF campaign|
The ITF has been helping seafarers since 1896 and today represents the interests of seafarers worldwide, of whom over 600,000 are members of ITF affiliated unions. The ITF is working to improve conditions for seafarers of all nationalities and to ensure adequate regulation of the shipping industry to protect the interests and rights of the workers. The ITF helps crews regardless of their nationality or the flag of their ship (See About this Section for more).
27 Nov 2013
ITF Seafarers’ Trust awards GBP100,000 to help Filipino seafarers
The ITF Seafarers’ Trust – the charity arm of the International Transport Workers” Federation – today authorised two grants totalling GBP100,000 to aid Filipino seafarers and their families affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
The grants, for GBP50,000...
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.