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News | 07 Apr 2020

Message to G20 leaders and ministers on facilitating essential movement of seafarers and marine personnel

Joint statement from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) About 90 per cent of global trade is...

News | 07 Apr 2020 Press Release

ICS and ITF call on G20 to support the “unsung heroes of global trade”

Covid-19 restrictions are storing up trouble for seafarers and global supply chains LONDON - 7 APRIL 2020: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the...

News | 07 Apr 2020

ITF/IRU: Joint demands for governments and international bodies

Transport workers and companies are the lifeblood of the global economy: connecting people, linking supply chains and keeping the world moving. Their work and...

News | 07 Apr 2020

Russian rail union in Covid-19 response

The Russian rail union, ROSPROFZHEL, has been playing a leading role in the Covid-19 response. Representatives from the union are working at the headquarters setup...

News | 07 Apr 2020

Covid-19 map launched to support global seafarers

The ITF has launched a map showing the effect of Covid-19 restrictions on countries and ports around the globe. Based on data from the ITF’s network of...

News | 07 Apr 2020 Press Release

IRU/ITF: support road transport essential to safeguarding a healthy global economy

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have issued a joint statement calling for support from...

News | 03 Apr 2020 Press Release

Australian Prime Minister urged to do the “right thing” for thousands of stranded seafarers

 On March 29, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that that it was, “important that Australia does the right thing about those who have fallen into our care to...

News | 03 Apr 2020 Press Release

Brave decisions will define the future of aviation

Aviation is fighting for its survival during the Covid-19 pandemic. It cannot win this fight on its own. We must make bold decisions today that will define the...