In the four months since the blast, dockworkers through their unions have been extending their solidarity to the people of Beirut as they rebuild their lives and communities.
ICS and its global network of national member associations and ITF and its 215 seafarers’ unions are calling on seafarers across the world to sound their ships’ horns when in port at 12.00 local time on International Workers’ Day on 1 May 2020.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation has warned that a major accident on the Panama Canal could be imminent, as the results of an independent report released today into work practices highlight serious health and safety concerns related to the fatigue of tugboat captains.
The ITF has described the coming – ILO188 – on 16 November as having the potential to open up a new era for millions of fishers worldwide.
The international dockworkers’ community is in mourning following the death of an Indonesian worker who was killed on the job at ICTSI facility in Jakarta overnight.
An ITF inspector has issued a last ditch call to a ship owner and its flag state to act to stop the suffering of a 17-strong crew abandoned in Algeria.
The ITF is giving a guarded welcome to the Cambodian government’s promise to turn its maritime flag into a genuine national ship register.
A new report designed to identify key areas of concern for women seafarers will be the centrepiece of a meeting on the health and wellbeing of women working at sea, to be held in London tomorrow.