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News | 26 Jan 2021 Press Release

Neptune Declaration resets expectation, accountability on maritime industry to act to end crew change crisis

A new global pledge signed by over 300 maritime industry and human rights leaders has reset expectations and put accountability on the industry to use their...

News | 22 Jan 2021 Press Release

Seafarers on hunger strike, hospitalised in Kuwait

Indian, Turkish, Azerbaijaniani and Bangladeshi seafarers are in the third week of a hunger strike in the port of Shuaiba, Kuwait. The abandoned crew of the bulk...

News | 19 Jan 2021

ITF welcomes Italy’s move to ratify C190

The ITF welcomes news that Italy’s parliament has approved ratification of ILO Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment. This makes it the first European country...

News | 15 Jan 2021

Reinstatement of ATC workers is a major achievement for public safety

ITF affiliate Asociación Dominicana de Controladores de Tránsito Aéreo (ADCA) has won a legal battle to reinstate workers who were unfairly dismissed for...

News | 06 Jan 2021 Press Release

ITF calls for the immediate release of 53 activists arrested in Hong Kong

The International Transport Workers’ Federation demands the immediate release of 53 activists arrested this morning in Hong Kong under the National Security Law...

News | 29 Dec 2020

Undocumented migrant fishers left stranded by Brexit must be granted emergency payments, ITF urges McConalogue

The International Transport Workers’ Federation has written to Charlie McConalogue, Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, seeking an urgent meeting...

News | 24 Dec 2020

Stranded truck drivers in need of urgent assistance risk spending Christmas in cabs

The hopes of thousands of truck drivers stranded in southeast England spending Christmas with their families have been dashed after UK Transport Secretary Grant...

News | 23 Dec 2020 Press Release

Governments must seize on satellite tech in fisheries forced labour fight

Fisheries representatives from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a global voice for the world’s millions of fishers, say that a new study...