Maritime News



Welcome to ITF Seafarers Maritime News. Here you will find news stories from around the world about your industry and the people who work in it. The archive below is arranged chronologically with the most recent stories appearing first – please use the drop-down menus to further refine your search by year or keyword.  

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23 February 2017
Awareness week prompts 125 Myanmar seafarers to join union

23 February 2017
Warning on “Marathi Shipping Agency” – a sham and a scam

21 February 2017
Canada settles with union on work permits case

17 February 2017
UK detains nine foreign vessels

10 February 2017
ITF leads calls for Irish government action over migrant fishers

31 January 2017
ITF welcomes new provisions to help stranded crew

13 January 2017
Sri Lanka signs up to Maritime Labour Convention

13 January 2017
Piracy falls but more crew kidnaps in 201

13 January 2017
Unions win wage hike for foreign crew on Scottish ferry

13 January 2017
US fines shipping companies $2.7m for pollution cover-up

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