ITF applauds UN’s and ILO’s decisions on crew change

The pressure is mounting on governments to designate seafarers as key workers, with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) highlighting that the possibility of forced labour and human rights abuse is a serious challenge.

ITF urges for end of standoff in China to protect crew welfare

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is urging the governments of China, India and Australia to collaborate and urgently end the stalemate regarding the berthing of the coal-carrying vessels in Chinese ports, as some of the seafarers have been on board for more than 20 months.

IMEC, ITF establish quarantine and testing facility In Manila

The International Maritime Employer’s Council (IMEC) and the International Transport Worker’s Federation (ITF) have created a quarantine and testing facilities in Manila to enalbe crew changes and address concerns about quarantine quality and fake COVID-19 tests. 

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