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ITF works to ensure safe vessels and decent working conditions for seafarers. Our aim is to raise standards, protect the vulnerable and eradicate exploitation. We inspect ships, create agreements on working conditions with international agencies and help seafarers in need of assistance. Find out more about what we do or go straight to our website: www.itfseafarers.org

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News | 20 Jan 2020 Press Release

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton at Davos 2020

Stephen Cotton, general secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will also be available for interview at Davos 2020 - the World Economic...

News | 10 Jan 2020

ITF rescues Kenyan seafarers from Mozambique

The ITF has come to the rescue of 10 Kenyan seafarers who had travelled to Pemba, Mozambique through Tanzania in August 2019, to work on an EU-bound vessel, MV...

News | 09 Jan 2020

Dockers’ Clause: A deal is a deal – and we are defending it!

Dockers unions, shop stewards and legal advisors from ten countries gathered in Rotterdam yesterday and pledged to take action to ensure that the new “Dockers’...

News | 07 Jan 2020

ITF speaks for global maritime professionals at International Association of Maritime Universities

The ITF has represented the views of global maritime professionals at the 20th general assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) in...

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