International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin declared Australia’s Barrow Island a Port of Convenience due to Chevron’s history of union-busting efforts in the offshore oil and gas sector.
A survey released by the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) highlights the need for continuing work on HIV/AIDS and wellbeing among seafarers.
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has expressed its condolences to the families and colleagues of three experienced dockworkers who died on Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium, after entering a ship’s hold to unload coal.
Unions from states surrounding the Black Sea are promoting a new film exposing the dire and disgraceful conditions under which many seafarers live –and die – there.
Three global shipping organisations on 4th August issued guidance to their members on the risks posed to ships’ crews calling in countries affected by the Ebola virus.