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News | 21 Nov 2023 Press Release

ITF’s 'Nowhere to Hide' Campaign shines a light on wage theft on the Australian coast

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has re-launched its ‘Nowhere to Hide’ campaign this week in Melbourne, Australia, and commenced a fresh...

News | 31 Oct 2023

ITF & JNG: Concerns regarding Ukrainian seafarers entering Russian ports and territorial waters.

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, seafarers, regardless of nationality, employed on board vessels trading in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov area have...

News | 20 Oct 2023

St Kitts and Nevis Flag State forsakes over 30 seafarers already abandoned by shipowner

The St Kitts and Nevis (SKN) ship registry has evaded its responsibility to more than 30 seafarers by deregistering three ships on which they are abandoned, a...

News | 27 Sep 2023 Press Release

ITF recovers almost US$120 million in unpaid wages for seafarers over last three years

Inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) recovered USD $118,529,663 in wages owed to seafarers between 2020 and 2022, figures...

News | 25 Sep 2023 Press Release

The callous shipowner who drives seafarers to despair while the world looks on

It has taken the attempted suicide of a seafarer to get Sea Lion Shipping Co to respond to repeated and urgent warnings about the welfare of its crews from the...

News | 25 Sep 2023 Press Release

IBF deal done: 250,000 seafarers pay boosted by 6%

Seafarers’ unions and maritime employers have signed a four-year agreement that will see significant wage increases and dozens of workplace protections and...

News | 19 Sep 2023 Press Release

Trade unions globally protest union-busting ‘green’ company Ørsted

London, Copenhagen, New York – Hundreds of trade unions from across the world will join together in protest against union-busting measures taken by renewable...

News | 26 Jul 2023 Press Release

New ITF guidance shows companies how to respect the human rights of seafarers shipping cargo

With 90% of goods transported by sea, companies rely on seafarers to keep their supply chains moving. As human rights due diligence (HRDD) laws expand in scope and...