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News | 08 Jul 2022 Press Release

Victory for seafarers’ safety as Dutch court sides with unions on container lashing

Unions have secured an important victory in the campaign for seafarers’ safety this week as a Dutch court has ruled that ship managers, ship owners and charterers...

News | 03 Jul 2022 Press Release

German dock workers gain international backing over inflation protection strikes

Maritime unions are mobilising support for German ITF affiliate ver.di as the union battles port companies for an inflation-proof pay deal covering 12,000 dock...

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 | 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 | 14 Apr 2020

Covid-19: campaign highlights key role of maritime workers

A campaign from the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU), supported by the ITF and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC), is...

News | 19 Mar 2020

ITF and ICS calls on global agencies to keep maritime industry moving in Covid-19 crisis

The ITF and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have jointly written an open letter to the United Nations agencies for the global maritime industry calling...

News | 19 Feb 2020

ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to...

News | 09 Jan 2020

Dockers’ Clause: A deal is a deal – and we are defending it!

Dockers unions, shop stewards and legal advisors from ten countries gathered in Rotterdam yesterday and pledged to take action to ensure that the new “Dockers’...

News | 01 Jan 2020

#LashingIsDockersWork: ITF Dockers’ Clause comes into force

The ITF “Dockers’ Clause” comes into force in Canada and Europe today. A lot has been said about what is commonly called the Dockers Clause, but it’s worth...

News | 08 Jul 2019

ITF and UAE step up cooperation

The ITF has continued its cooperation with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a high-level meeting in Dubai. ITF general secretary Stephen...