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Transport 2040: Impact of Technology on Seafarers

Report Published 26 Jun 2023

This report confirms what we in the trade union movement have been arguing for decades: that humans are not going anywhere when it comes to this sector. Whatever technologies are deployed from among those currently available, seafarers and other maritime workers will continue to be critical. Yes, new technologies will mean shipping will require different kinds of skills among seafarers, but seafarerswill still be needed, nonetheless, for the overwhelming majority of vessels.

Related Resources

Resources 04 Dec 2023

ITF Seafarers Criminalisation Toolkit

Criminalisation is one of the most serious problems facing seafarers today. When there has been a maritime accident, or a pollution infringement, seafarers have often been detained and denied access