Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks about future geopolitical challenges for trade.

Unions to Fight Against Fairmount Crew Replacement Plans

Dutch marine services and dredging company Boskalis is planning to lay off 20 crew members and replace them with a ...

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ITF: Malaviya Seven Gets Acceptable Bid

The India-flagged platform support vessel Malaviya Seven has reached an acceptable bid and the ship will soon be ...

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Indonesian Port Worker Crushed to Death at ICTSI Terminal

An Indonesian port worker was killed on the job at the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) ...

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PNG Government Under Pressure Due to ICTSI Port Contracts

The Government of Papua New Guinea has been under fire to review the decision to award port operations in Lae and ...

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Unions Welcome Qatar’s Pledge to End Kafala System

Qatar has announced a labor reform which seeks to terminate the so-called “kafala system”, a form of ...

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NTF: ITF's Decision to Declare Oslo Port POC Was Inevitable

It was finally necessary to declare Oslo Port as Port of Convenience (POC) and ask for international solidarity to ...

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UAE FTA, ITF to Work on Solving Crew Abandonment

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Transport Authority (FTA) and the International Transport Workers’ ...

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ITF Puts Spotlight on Labour Violations at ICTSI

An emerging pattern of labour rights violations has allegedly been found at Philippine-based terminal operator ...

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C Star's Crew Left Unpaid in Barcelona

The crew of the vessel C Star have been caught in between a dispute which left them abandoned unpaid in Barcelona. ...

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ITF: 13 Crew Abandoned in Sri Lanka, Ship Arrested

Thirteen crew members of the general cargo ship Sanad were “left close to starvation” after they were ...

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ITF Calls for Action on MV Queen Binanga's Abandoned Crew

Six crew members of the Zanzibari-flagged passenger vessel MV Queen Binanga, who have been left to their own ...

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Malaviya Seven to Be Finally Auctioned Off

Aberdeen Sheriff Court has ordered the sale of the India-owned platform support vessel Malaviya Seven, which has ...

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ITF: Polar Star's Five Crew Repatriated

Five crew members of the ice breaker Polar Star have arrived home after being abandoned in the Canary Islands, ...

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Interview: Do Seafarers Really Matter?

Seafaring has been described as a vital support mechanism for the global economy by the International Maritime ...

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Dockers in Indonesia on Strike

Dockers unions in Indonesia are striking and protesting as they want better working conditions, the International ...

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Liberty Prrudencia Crew’s Ordeal Over

The sixteen former crew members of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier Liberty Prrudencia have been repatriated and ...

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ITF: Bramco 1 Crew Still Left High and Dry

The crew of the Bahrain-flagged oil products tanker Bramco 1 has been faced with a two-year ordeal having been ...

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ITF: Twelve Stranded Crew Return Home from Aden

Twelve crew members of the Panama-flagged cargo ship Yas have been repatriated after their vessel was arrested in ...

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ITF: Qaaswa Tanker's Crew Returns Home

Fifteen crewmembers of the tanker Qaaswa, which was stranded off the coast of Tunisia since early May, have been ...

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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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