Port of Amsterdam Striving to Become Future Ready

Port of Amsterdam

The Port of Amsterdam has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at a more sustainable future.

ITF: Abandoned Qaaswa Crew Returns Home after 11 Months

ITF: The crew of the abandoned tanker Qaaswa finally returned home after spending almost a year off Tunisia.

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ITF, UAE Sign Deal to Protect Seafarers in UAE Waters

ITF and UAE Federal Transport Authority agree to jointly protect the rights of all seafarers operating in UAE waters.

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Tensions Heat Up over Panama Canal Safety Dispute

Panama Canal tug pulling LNG carrier

The dispute between the Panama Canal Authority and its tugboat captains over safety issues at the canal is intensifying.

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Italian Port Workers Launch Nation-Wide Strike

Italian Port Strike

All Italian ports hit by one-day strike staged by port workers.

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Seafarers Taken Hostage to Get Full Wages


Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements.

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ICTSI Signs New Union Deals with PNG Dockworkers

ICTSI dockworker

ICTSI signed new union deal that reinstate pay and conditions for workers at two union ports in PNG.

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ITF Urges Hutchison Ports to Improve Health and Safety Ops

Port Botany terminal

ITF urges Hutchison Ports to address health and safety incidents across their global operations.

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16 Seafarers Return Home after Months on Powerless Ship

16 crew members of the Bahrain-flagged containership Avonmoor have received their wages and returned home to Ukraine.

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ITF Condemns ACP's Sanctions against Tug Captains

Tug pulls LNG tanker Galea through Panama locks

ITF: Captains are refusing to perform operations in the canal due to health and safety concerns.

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ITF Highlights Union Issues at Latin American APM Terminals

APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas

ITF points to trade union issues that need to be addressed at APM Terminals in Latin America.

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Seafarer Goes Missing from Vroon's Livestock Carrier

A 45-year-old seafarer working on board the livestock carrier Galloway Express is reported missing.

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Abandoned Crew of Natig Aliyev Paid Outstanding Wages

The 19 crew members of oil products tanker Natig Aliyev receive outstanding wages.

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Dockers Secure Lashing Rights under New IBF Deal

Dockers guaranteed right to carry out lashing and other cargo handling services in ports under new IBF deal.

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ITF, Maritime Employers Agree on Wage Increase for Seafarers

ITF sealed today a new framework agreement for seafarers with the Joint Negotiating Group.

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Abandoned Aegean Princess Crew Returns Home after 17 Months

The crew of the Panamanian flagged 'Aegean Princess' return home to India and Myanmar.

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ITF Welcomes UAE's New Protection for Seafarers

ITF expresses its support for United Arab Emirates' recently introduced safety net for seafarers in case of abandonment.

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ITF: Filipino Seafarers on CSL Australia's Ship Underpaid

Seafarers working onboard CSL Australia's vessel Diana are underpaid, says ITF.

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Body Found Floating near Yang Ming's Chartered Boxship

Body of an Indonesian worker was found floating near the stern of the Yang Ming’s Louds Island, at JCIT.

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Fate of PNG Dockworkers at Lae Port Still Unknown

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has raised concerns over the fate of dockworkers at the Port ...

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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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