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News | 02 Dec 2020 Press Release

SG-STAR Fund Taskforce Develops CrewSafe Audit Programme and Attracts more Global Partners

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

News | 30 Nov 2020

ITF Statement on food rider deaths

“The ITF and its affiliates have been shaken by the tragic news of five food delivery riders dying on the roads of Sydney, Australia, in the past few weeks. We...

News | 18 Nov 2020

ITF welcomes return to international rules for seafarers

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) welcomes the announcement this week by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) that it will be ending...

News | 17 Nov 2020

Governments must resolve Jag Anand, Anastasia stalemate and get seafarers home

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is urging the governments of China, India and Australia to collaborate and urgently end the stalemate around...

News | 09 Nov 2020

200,000 striking Bangladeshi maritime workers win decade-long battle for rights

Late last month, over 200,000 ‘naujan’, or river navigation workers, under the banner of the ITF-affiliated Bangladesh Noujan Shramik Federation (BNSF) won...

News | 03 Nov 2020 Press Release

Unions and employers partner on a project to ensure seafarers from the Philippines are ‘Covid-free’

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) have launched an enhanced quarantine and testing...

News | 22 Oct 2020 Press Release

Japanese car ship arrested in Melbourne over crew change

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) officials have been involved in stopping a Japanese-owned car import vessel from slipping through Australian...

News | 21 Oct 2020

Indonesia’s Omnibus Bill will only make things worse for ordinary workers

ITF recently spoke to Suria, an activist in Jakarta, Indonesia, about the Omnibus Bill on Job Creation. He tells us in his own words why the bill is a bad deal for...