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News | 20 Sep 2020 Press Release

Covid corner-cutting will lead to deaths, ‘environmental catastrophe’ – new shipping report

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has issued a stark warning that if temporary short cuts adopted in the industry during the Covid-19 pandemic...

News | 18 Sep 2020

ITF welcomes justice for Palestinian victims of ‘hate crime’

An Israeli court has sentenced the murderer of a Palestinian toddler and his parents to three life sentences, with the court labelling the killings ‘carefully...

News | 17 Sep 2020 Press Release

SG-STAR Fund: First global tripartite initiative to support countries for crew change

Joint release from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC), International Chamber of Shipping...

News | 14 Sep 2020

Assassination of Konan Kouassi Bruno: CNDD, Côte d'Ivoire

It was with much sorrow and anger that the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) heard of the brutal murder of our comrade and brother Konan Kouassi...

News | 13 Sep 2020

Stranded at Sea: ITF addressing abandonment in the Arab World

A growing number of crew abandoned on ships in the Arab World without pay, food or water are receiving assistance from the ITF Arab World and Iran Network to...

News | 12 Sep 2020

Companies must take crew change opportunities in the UK and elsewhere - ITF

The repatriation of seven Myanmar crew members from a Korean-owned vessel via the United Kingdom shows that crew change is still possible during the crew change...

News | 12 Sep 2020

ITF helps Philippine, Turkish crews fly home via Brazil

Eight seafarers return to the Philippines after more than a year at sea The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) intervened to ensure a seafarer...

News | 10 Sep 2020 Press Release

Union win: Swiss Uber Eats workers reclassified as genuine employees

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) congratulates Swiss union Unia on their successful efforts to convert precariously-employed food delivery...