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News | 16 May 2022 Press Release

Seafarers win commitment to mandatory internet access in international law

Seafarers’ groups have won the right to mandatory social connectivity for crews –including internet access – in updates to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006...

News | 11 May 2022 Press Release

P&O Ferries sackings: unions trigger UN investigation over UK’s failure to enforce laws that protect workers

A number of unions and global union federations have written to the International Labour Organization (ILO — part of the UN) asking it to urgently intervene on...

News | 28 Apr 2022

Seafarers' unions remember Hadisur Rahman, killed in Russia-Ukraine crossfire

Today we mark International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD). A day when we mourn for those who have been killed at work - taken from their friends, families and...

News | 27 Apr 2022

'Too many killed on the job': ITF mourns the transport workers who died at work for #IWMD2022

Today we mark International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD). A day when we mourn for those who have been killed at work - taken from their friends, families and...

News | 21 Apr 2022 Press Release

Unions to DP World: call time on costly P&O mess, sack Hebblethwaite

Union leaders from across the globe have descended on the London offices of the Dubai-based owner of P&O Ferries, DP World. More than 50 leaders from transport...

News | 20 Apr 2022 Press Release

P&O Ferries: Port of Dover refuses welfare check

Officials at the Port of Dover yesterday refused access to ITF Inspectors who were present in order to investigate welfare issues that had been raised by...

News | 07 Apr 2022 Press Release

Ukraine: More than one hundred seafarers’ family members helped to escape conflict

Joint press release from ITF, ITF Seafarers' Trust, MTWTU and V.Group  7 April 2022, London / Odesa - More than 100 people seeking refuge from the conflict in...

News | 05 Apr 2022 Press Release

Singapore Maritime Foundation becomes first partner of Maritime Just Transition Task Force

Shipping industry’s Just Transition Task Force announces Singapore Maritime Foundation as first programme partner Task Force convened to ensure fair and...