Australia Urged to Look Into Possible Abandoned Ship

The Australian Government has been urged to intervene to identify the owner of 36-year-old supply ship MV Yarabah ...

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ITF: Stranded Newlead Granadino Crew Sent Home

An eight-month ordeal for the crew of the vessel Newlead Granadino was brought to an end on May 31 when the final ...

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Seatrade Reefer Chartering Slams ITF's Allegations

Antwerp-based shipping company Seatrade Reefer Chartering has denied the allegations that it was withholding wages ...

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ITF Slams Australia’s Coastal Shipping Reform Plan

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) Cabotage Taskforce, today blasted Australia’s Productivity ...

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Madagascan Gov't Faces ILO Complaint about Fired Dockers

The Government of Madagascar has faced an International Labour Organization (ILO) complaint about its treatment of ...

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ITF Arrests Malaviya Seven over Unpaid Wages to Crew

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) arrested the ship Malaviya Seven on Wednesday, March 29 on ...

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ITF Says Dialogue between Maersk and Unions Is Positive

Representatives of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) stated that the dialogue between ...

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ITF: Abandoned Bulker Crew Return Home

Seventeen crewmembers of the bulk carrier Sea Honest, who were abandoned unpaid and unprovisioned in Algeria in ...

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ITF Criticizes Offer to Cut Wages of Ukrainian Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has condemned a proposal by a coalition of Ukrainian trade ...

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ITF Calls for Safe Release of Kidnapped BBC Caribbean Crew

A number of seafarer unions are calling for a fast but reasoned response to the kidnapping of eight crew members ...

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ITF: Spanish Unions to Stage Strike against Port Reform

 Spain’s trade unions plan to go on strike on February 20, 22 and 24, 2017 as a response to the ...

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ITF, ETF Dockers to Stage Unifeeder Demonstration

Hundreds of dockworkers from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport ...

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ACP Dismisses ITF's Privatization and Safety Claims

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has dismissed recent claims by the International Transport Workers’ ...

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ITF Raises New Safety Concerns about Panama Canal's Locks

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) again raised concerns about the safety of the Panama ...

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ITF: Hanjin Seattle’s Crew Allowed to Come Ashore

A crew of the container ship Hanjin Seattle has been granted shore leave on the vessel’s arrival at the US ...

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ITF Criticizes US' Treatment of Hanjin Crew

The US authorities have been criticized by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) due to the refusal ...

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ITF Urges Australian Gov't to Let Coal Ship Crew Come Ashore

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is demanding that 20 Chinese seafarers stranded aboard ...

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ITF Submits Complaint about Argentina's Union Interference

A complaint has been submitted by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) to the International Labour ...

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IndustriAll, ITF to Fight against North Sea Job Losses

Due to the ongoing replacement of quality jobs with cheap labour by employers in the North Sea, the maritime and ...

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Brazilian Seafarers Freeze Strike Action

Brazilian seafarers have decided to suspend their strike action while they vote on a possible agreement worked out ...

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Brazilian Seafarers Facing Forceful Removal from Vessels

Military personnel may be used to forcibly disembark striking Brazilian seafarers from vessels operated by ...

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