MTWTU appealed to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

The Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine has about 12,000 cadets and students amongst its members. These future seafarers study in the maritime educational institutions of Ukraine of different accreditation levels.

ITF survey on health protection measures on-board ships in response to COVID-19

ITF invites encourages seafarers to share which measures are taken and which personal protective equipment (PPE) is available onbpard their vessels in responce to COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated list of the authorised maritime training centers in Ukraine

The updated list of the authorised maritime training centers in Ukraine, as well as other useful documents, can be found on the MTWTU website vis Shore - Knowledge base.

Моряки смогут возвращаться из рейсов через Киев и Львов

21 мая Кабинет министров Украины обнародовал Постановление 392 (от 20.05.2020)

Дайджест-COVID-19 18-23 мая 2020 года

Информация за 18-23 мая 2020 года

Sign the petition #seafarersmatter

The problem of carrying out crew changes for seafarers over the globe is still remaining unresolved, so the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) calls to sign the petition #seafarersmatter

Бразилия ратифицировала MLC, 2006

К числу подписантов Сводной конвенции МОТ 2006 года о труде в морском судоходстве подключилась Бразилия.

IFSMA опубликовала открытое письмо к правительствам

Международная федерация ассоциаций морских капитанов (IFSMA) получает все больше сообщений от членских объединений по всему миру, капитаны судов которых заботятся о благополучии и безопасности своих экипажей и самих себя.

ICS Guidance for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers

In response to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers has been produced by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to support all types of ships which operate in international waters.

Crew change: ITF and JNG Joint Statement

Recommended Framework of Protocols for ensuring safe ship Crew Changes and travel during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic

MTWTU COVID-19 Digest: May 13-15, 2020

Information for


GMT and IMEC joint project on facilitating crew changes

IMEC has partnered with Global Marine Travel (GMT) to amalgamate the shipping industry’s crew travel requirements to produce enough volume for airlines to bring idle aircrafts into operation.

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