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News | 21 May 2020

Canadian dockers honour lost second officer of Maersk Patras

This week marks a year since Ravindu Telge, 2nd  Officer of the Maersk Patras, fell overboard while lashing underway along the Saint Lawrence Seaway, in Quebec,...

News | 13 May 2020

ITF expresses sadness at the death of two more cruise ship workers as seafarers continue to remain stranded abroad

Whilst we await the outcome of the investigation it appears that the young Ukrainian seafarer took her own life in the Port of Rotterdam whilst awaiting...

News | 08 May 2020

Seafarers' access to long-term medications

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the global seafaring community to numerous challenges. Maritime employers and seafarers' unions, along with many other international...

Reports & Publications | 30 Apr 2020

Keep public transport workers safe from Covid-19 -infographic

Public transport workers must be adequately protected to carry out their critical work.

News | 27 Apr 2020

Respect seafarers' right to emergency medical treatment ashore

The International Labour Organization (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) is clear – a seafarer, while working on board, has the right to adequate health...

Page | 17 Apr 2020

Women transport workers and Covid-19

During the current COVID-19 crisis, violence in the world of work and the gender-segregated nature of the transport industry will continue to have a...

Reports & Publications | 17 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and access to sanitation facilities for transport workers

Safe access to decent sanitation facilities at work, and most importantly being able to use them when needed during the working day, is truly a global issue that is...

News | 17 Apr 2020

Covid-19 and access to sanitation facilities for transport workers

Guidance for trade union negotiators Safe access to decent sanitation facilities at work, and most importantly being able to use them when needed during the...

News | 05 Apr 2020

Seafarers' cries for help over dangers of lashing at sea attracts media spotlight

The feature 'ITF claims shipping lines are ignoring lashing rules' graphically highlights the danger of seafarers forced to lash mountains of containers on ships...

Reports & Publications | 30 Mar 2020

ILO Standards and COVID-19

ILO Standards and COVID-19 (coronavirus) FAQs, key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak