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Japanese vehicles carrier arrested in Melbourne over crew change

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) officials have been involved in stopping a Japanese-owned car import vessel from slipping through Australian authorities’ fingers in the Port of Melbourne. The ship had brought vehicles to Australia …
Oct 26, 2020 / Vessels

Two bulk carriers banned from Australian ports in one day

In an unprecedented move, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has today banned two bulk carriers from Australian ports for breaching the most basic rights of seafarers.Panama registered Fortune Genius in Gladstone and the Xing Jing Hai in …
Sep 13, 2019 / Curious

More Migrants Lose their Lives crossing the English Channel

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) published a statement on the loss of migrants trying to pass through the English Channel in small boats to reach British waters.Mainly, in line with the concerns that the number of refugees and …
Sep 4, 2019 / Curious