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News | 24 Sep 2020

Victory for justice: Docker Rio Wijaya freed

Yesterday we received the tremendous news that Rio Wijaya has been found not guilty by an Indonesian court after he was assaulted and wrongly charged for attacking...

News | 17 Sep 2020 Press Release

SG-STAR Fund: First global tripartite initiative to support countries for crew change

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

News | 12 Sep 2020

ITF helps Philippine, Turkish crews fly home via Brazil

Eight seafarers return to the Philippines after more than a year at sea The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) intervened to ensure a seafarer...

News | 06 Aug 2020 Press Release

Australia listing towards clogged ports as over-contract seafarers stop two new ships

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says Australia is facing economic carnage from clogged ports as a result of rapidly worsening crew change...

News | 04 Aug 2020 Press Release

Crew change crisis hits Australian smelter in latest flare up

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the Maritime Union of Australia say government failures to support crew change will now cost a smelter...

News | 30 Jul 2020

South Korean logistics workers organise against Covid-19 infections

Despite South Korea’s generally strong response to Covid-19, poor health and safety conditions at Coupang have led to over 150 workers becoming infected. Among...

News | 28 Jul 2020 Press Release

Australian gig workers secure important Covid-19 protections

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) commends the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) of Australia on achieving enhanced health and safety and...

News | 27 Jul 2020

Malaysia Airlines must renew negotiations with cabin crew union

The ITF-affiliated National Union of Flight Attendants of Malaysia (NUFAM) represents cabin crew at Malaysia Airlines. The company has long maintained that crew...