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News | 26 Jan 2023

Dubai ship explosion captain forced to give up home, but wins freedom thanks to ITF

The master of a ship on which a container exploded during loading at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai in July 2021 has finally been allowed home to India thanks to...

News | 11 Dec 2022 Press Release

‘Diverse in our work, united for change’ - inland navigation unions hold successful conference in Amsterdam

Unions representing more than 180,000 tug, towage, river cruise, other inland waterways and ferry workers globally met in Amsterdam this week for the Inland...

News | 29 Nov 2022

ITF stands in solidarity with people of Palestine

On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, 29 November 2022, the ITF calls on the Israel Government to stop the attacks on civilians and...

News | 18 Nov 2022

Seafarer unpaid for seven years while Tanzanian Flag ducks its obligations

The Tanzanian flag has ducked its responsibilities to this seafarer and has replied only once with a holding response to the International Transport Workers’...

News | 08 Nov 2022

Just transition through collective bargaining: lessons from Chile

As global leaders convene for COP27 in Egypt, ITF project coordinator Bruno Dobrusin outlines how the world can learn from the just transition underway in...

News | 27 Oct 2022

The Dockast - Episode 3: What young workers want – with guests Jack Boutros and Aarin Moon

What’s stopping young people from joining a union? Is big tech a big threat to workers? And can you hear an ‘air quote’ through a podcast…?🤔 Answering...

News | 29 Sep 2022

Maritime Workers' Survey

An opportunity to have your say on the big issues facing our maritime industries.

News | 02 Aug 2022 Press Release

Filipino authorities suspend recruitment agency after ITF red list warning over illegal fees

A Philippines-based recruitment agency that unlawfully charged seafarers placement fees has had its licence suspended after the International Transport Workers’...