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News | 27 Jul 2021 Press Release

Mauritius government must release Wakashio crew held for a year without charge

The ITF is calling for the immediate release and repatriation of the MV Wakashio (IMO: 9337119) crew who have been held by Mauritian authorities now for over a...

News | 07 Jul 2021 Press Release

Seafarers’ unions welcome Ever Given release

Seafarers’ unions today welcomed the release of the MV Ever Given (IMO: 9811000) from detention in the Suez Canal by Egyptian authorities, but warned that more...

News | 29 Jun 2021 Press Release

Fishers’ Rights Network calls on Thai Government to enforce contract provisions

Fisher leaders from the ITF Fishers' Rights Network are calling on the Thai Government to enforce contract provisions. The fishers' demand for enforcement follows...

News | 27 Jun 2021

Safe Rates summit: regulating for road safety and decent work will save lives

The global campaign for ‘Safe Rates’ continues to reveal that improving and standardising transport workers’ rates of pay and better regulation of their...

News | 25 Jun 2021 Press Release

Day of the Seafarer is meaningless without vaccines and our rights restored

Today is Day of the Seafarer and this year's theme is ‘a future fair for seafarers’. But there is little point contemplating what a fair future looks...

News | 24 Jun 2021 Press Release

Nepal’s tanker drivers win Covid vaccine fight to keep the nation moving

The Nepal Oil Corporation has acceded to union pressure and started vaccinating road tanker drivers against Covid-19. All countries need to treat people in...

News | 20 Jun 2021 Press Release

Arbitrary quarantine of dockers in Northern Australia set a dangerous precedent, ITF calls for their immediate release

The Northern Territory’s Department of Health has gone beyond its authority — and scientific sense — in locking 13 dockers in quarantine. The action sets a...

News | 16 Jun 2021 Press Release

ITF wins freedom for hunger-striking seafarers after two years trapped on the ULA

Nineteen seafarers from India, Bangladesh, Turkey and Azerbaijan will be able to see their families again this week after the ITF’s advocacy brought their...