Skip to main content

News and insight

international transport workers federation

International

What issues are you facing? Tell the ITF

  • News
  • 04 November 2022
Campaigning

P&O Ferries boss Peter Hebblethwaite trashed the once-loved shipowner’s reputation and is an industry disgrace

  • News
  • 03 October 2022
Health and safety

ITF to monitor monkeypox controls on seafarers travelling for work

  • News
  • 08 August 2022
Law

What to look out for when checking your contract

  • Telegraph
  • 21 July 2022
International

Key wins for seafarers at MLC negotiations

  • News
  • 16 May 2022
International

Positives and pitfalls of social partnerships

  • Telegraph
  • 03 May 2022
Environment

'Just transition' for maritime decarbonisation wins support at Singapore Maritime Week

  • News
  • 08 April 2022
Health and safety

ITF sounds the siren of alarm for tugboat workers

  • News
  • 31 March 2022
International

10,000 transport workers call for reinstatement of P&O Ferries seafarers

  • News
  • 30 March 2022
International

Sign petition to support tug workers, ITF urges

  • News
  • 11 March 2022
Ukraine

Transport unions condemn Ukraine invasion

  • News
  • 25 February 2022
International

Counting the cost of piracy

  • Telegraph
  • 21 February 2022
Welfare

Beware: job scams are rife on social media

  • Telegraph
  • 25 January 2022
International

Modern slavery highlighted in fishing industry

  • News
  • 13 January 2022
International

Seafarers abandoned in Kenya face further delays on legal redress and repatriation

  • News
  • 16 December 2021
Community

QVSR giftwraps Christmas joy for seafarers

  • News
  • 14 December 2021
Federation

Panama Canal working conditions has 'the potential to impact international maritime trade' greater than the Ever Given grounding, warns MM&P

  • News
  • 03 December 2021
United Kingdom

Government must act after Welsh university illegally employed and underpaid seafarers

  • News
  • 29 November 2021
International

Combating violence against women transport workers must be a priority, says ETF

  • News
  • 25 November 2021
Environment

New employer-union climate alliance agreed as Global Maritime Forum backs ITF just transition plan

  • News
  • 05 November 2021
Environment

Seafarers are on the frontline of climate change, hears ITF Sustainability Roundtable

  • News
  • 29 October 2021
Environment

Nautilus Champion to speak at ITF sustainability roundtable

  • News
  • 26 October 2021
International

ITF close to 'red listing' a Filipino manning agency over alleged crew rights abuses

  • News
  • 28 September 2021
International

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton emphasises workers' rights at launch of the Ocean Stewardship Coalition

  • News
  • 20 September 2021
Equality

LGBTI+ transport workers can benefit from new inclusivity resource

  • News
  • 20 September 2021
International

ITF: Recognise seafarers' contribution during Covid or risk labour supply shortages

  • News
  • 15 September 2021
Health and safety

Union remembers tragic loss of life on anniversary of MV Derbyshire disaster

  • News
  • 09 September 2021
International

Trapped onboard

  • Telegraph
  • 11 August 2021
International

ITF names seven more countries as flags of convenience

  • News
  • 06 August 2021
International

ITF launches new website to prevent seafarers being scammed during recruitment

  • News
  • 03 August 2021
International

ITF calls on Mauritian government to release Wakashio crew on anniversary of grounding

  • News
  • 30 July 2021
International

ITF highlights importance of unionisation in the aftermath of Ever Given incident

  • News
  • 08 July 2021
International

ITF recovers wages and repatriates Filipino crew in Port of Tyne

  • News
  • 08 July 2021
International

Egypt must change how it treats abandoned seafarers, says ITF

  • News
  • 07 July 2021
Technology

'Explosive increase in digital inspections' needs solution to ensure ship safety

  • Telegraph
  • 01 July 2021
International

ITF wins freedom for hunger-striking seafarers after two years trapped at sea

  • News
  • 17 June 2021
International

Covid quarantine protocols delaying return of deceased seafarers to their families

  • News
  • 15 June 2021
International

Seafarer kidnappings: global action needed in the Gulf of Guinea

  • Telegraph
  • 09 June 2021
Welfare

Nautilus urges members to download Fair Treatment App following release of detained captain

  • News
  • 08 June 2021
Welfare

ITF inspectors recover $45,000,000 in unpaid wages

  • News
  • 07 June 2021
International

UN launches due diligence tool for companies to protect seafarers' rights

  • News
  • 06 May 2021
International

ITF repatriates seafarers abandoned in the Persian Gulf

  • Telegraph
  • 28 April 2021
International

Shipowners' pay cut demands a 'slap in the face' for seafarers

  • News
  • 28 April 2021
International

Union officials visit Ever Given crew

  • News
  • 20 April 2021
Health and safety

ITF assists crew change for fatigued tanker captain

  • News
  • 15 April 2021

Become a Nautilus member today