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News | 08 Mar 2021

IWD 2021: How to stand with women working in maritime

Today is International Women’s Day – 8 March. All across the globe, the ITF global family are celebrating the contribution of women transport workers to...

News | 24 Feb 2021 Press Release

Fiji government must step in over ferries scam, rights violations

Seafarers have been made homeless and left stranded thousands of kilometres from their loved ones after a major Fijian ferry company scammed and underpaid them, and...

News | 22 Feb 2021

ITF family secures tanker crew release in Iran

More than a dozen seafarers from South Korea, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia are now making their way home after the International Transport Workers’ Federation...

News | 18 Feb 2021

FEATURE: Abandoned Palmali crew are caught in an inhumane trap - Turkey can free them

The humanitarian effort to feed, repatriate and fight for the seafarers’ outstanding wages has been spearheaded by the International Transport Workers’...

News | 15 Feb 2021

Companies can step up to save seafarers stranded off China

'It’s expensive, but it’s the right thing to do’ – that’s the message from the global union body for seafarers as the ITF calls on shipping companies to...

News | 15 Feb 2021

Update: Amin Shipping trick Onda crew in attempted wage coverup

Since the ITF brought you the story of the crew of the MV Onda, it seems Mohamed Amin has plunged to new depths in his exploitation of the seafarers. The ITF has...

News | 15 Feb 2021 Press Release

ITF condemns military coup; solidarity with Burmese seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the attempted military takeover of Myanmar’s fragile democracy...

News | 04 Feb 2021

Wage theft, forgery and crew abuse on the MV Onda - Amin Shipping at it again

Luis Alberto Veloso is one of four abandoned seafarers on board the Togo-flagged MV Onda who has gone one year without pay. The ship and its crew are abandoned in...