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News | 15 Jul 2020

ITF helps global seafarers repatriate via Spain

​Philippines crew from tanker Giancarlo D return home For the crew of chemical tanker Giancarlo D, Luz Baz and the ITF are a godsend. Luz is the ITF...

News | 15 Jul 2020 Press Release

Australian maritime regulator silent on crew change crisis

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says the Australian federal government has been asleep at the...

News | 14 Jul 2020

Ghanaians deceived by Danish shipowner: 'We were treated like slaves'

By Anna Birch-Schmidt for 3F Fagbladet. Reposted with permission. A shipowner in Thyboøren, Denmark has been charged with human trafficking and violation of the...

News | 09 Jul 2020 Press Release

Governments must bring in exemptions for seafarers following summit

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on the world’s governments to act swiftly to give seafarers visa, border and quarantine...

News | 09 Jul 2020 Press Release

ITF calls out Berejiklian Government's “smokescreen” Ruby Princess inquiry

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today branded the New South Wales Government’s inquiry into the Ruby Princess as a ‘smokescreen’ for...

News | 08 Jul 2020

Unite safeguards cabin crew jobs at Ryanair

In May, Ryanair announced that it would cut 3,000 jobs across Europe as a result of the continued disruption to the aviation sector. Since then, unions have been in...

News | 08 Jul 2020

ITF podcast: Domestic violence in the light of Covid-19

In the latest episode of the ITF podcast, alongside our invited guests, we were discussing devastating spikes in the cases of domestic violence due to the...

News | 07 Jul 2020

Mauritian seafarers faced with fines, cockroaches in ordeal to get home

The Mauritian government recently announced it would finally open its doors to the thousands of its own seafarers trapped around the world – but only by a slight...