The ITF Seafarers’ Trust has made a USD $55,000 emergency grant to enable local unions to help the families of those who have died or are in a serious condition, following a release of noxious chlorine gas at the port of Aqaba, Jordan this week.
The Indian ship “Jag Anand” had been stranded at China’s Jingtang port since June, it was carrying a huge consignment of Australian coal to China and had 23 crew members on board.
Stuck on board a ship since February, an apprentice engineer feels humiliated that she has no sanitary towels. She’s increasingly distressed that she cannot go home.
MUA and ITF condemn the brutal treatment of more than 15,000 international crew from more than 50 nationalities engaged in the cruise ship industry in Australian waters.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old seafarer, Arnel Gillo who was reported missing on the 13th March 2018 on the Flag of Convenience ship “Galloway Express”, bound for Australia.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today released a shareholder advisory note detailing governance issues at International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI).
ITF is assisting the crew of the vessel C Star, who have been abandoned unpaid in Barcelona by its charterers, the rightwing youth group Defend Europe.
A group of nine seafarers from the Panama-flagged cargo ship Seccadi, who were left stranded on UK’s Mersey River for almost three weeks, have now returned home.
A vessel has been issued with a detainable deficiency notice after it was discovered the crew had not been paid for many months.