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News | 21 Apr 2021 Press Release

ITF Dockers union victory at Liberian APMT

After a long and bitter struggle with APM Terminals Monrovia in Liberia, ITF affiliate the Dock Workers’ Union of Liberia (DOWUL) today won their struggle to...

News | 21 Apr 2021

The Ever Given showed the importance of tug and towage workers, but their industry continues to cut dangerous corners

The six-day blockage of the Suez Canal and its welcomed refloating has shed new light on the critical job done by tug and towage workers. But unless industry...

News | 20 Apr 2021 Press Release

ITF confirms Ever Given crew welfare, but Egypt cannot hold Suez seafarers hostage

Representatives of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Sunday boarded the MV Ever Given (IMO: 9811000) to check on the health and welfare of the...

News | 20 Apr 2021 Press Release

Buyer beware: new FISH standard won’t stop abuse at sea

A new report by human rights, labour and environmental organisations has exposed the latest attempt by employers to satisfy consumer concerns on the welfare of...

News | 16 Apr 2021

ITF Statement in support of Amazon workers, Bessemer Alabama

Last week, the US Federal Government announced that Amazon workers in Alabama did not achieve a majority in the union election at its facility in...

News | 09 Apr 2021

ITF Statement on second postponement of International Bargaining Forum negotiations

Maritime employers in the International Bargaining Forum (IBF) have argued for and secured a second deferral of IBF ‘cost negotiations’ to the disappointment of...

News | 06 Apr 2021

Airlines recovery in the Arab world

The COVID-19 pandemic has been unlike any other crisis encountered by our industry. Thousands of jobs were lost, and the future of aviation post - pandemic is...

News | 31 Mar 2021 Press Release

‘Did the ship shrink?’ – Red flags raised over Goundar ship registered in Fiji 14 metres shorter than in Canada

Fijian authorities are being called to urgently investigate Goundar’s MV Lomaiviti Princess III amid allegations of falsified safety documentation and concerns...