Merry Saint Nicholas Day!

Each year, the Marine Transport Workers' Trade Union of Ukraine jointly with the Welfare Fund MORTRANS congratulates children with Saint Nicholas Day.

Walk around Odessa with MTWTU

The MTWTU invited its members seafarers with their families to a musical play Walk around Odessa.

Protection of Seafarers’ Rights Inside and Outside Ukraine

On December 11, there was held a briefing “Protection of Seafarers’ Rights inside and outside Ukraine, as a part of the Maritime Law Week at the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”.

Meeting with Families of Seafarers, Detained in Greece

A meeting of representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine with the families of Ukrainian seafarers, detained in Greece, was held at the MTWTU Maritime Information Center.

ITF Maritime Safety Committee in London

The number of issues was discussed during the meeting of the ITF Maritime Safety Committee, held in London on 28-29 November 2018.

November 26-28: Ukrainian Seafarers Crossed the Border Smoothly

Recently, there have been a lot of publications on the Internet about the difficulties which seafarers face while crossing the border.


The MTWTU continues monitoring the situation, associated with the introduction of martial law in Ukraine

The law of Ukraine, which approved the Decree of the President of Ukraine on the introduction of martial law in Ukraine, has been submitted for signature to the President, after which its official publication is expected.

Re: Introduction of Martial Law in Ukraine

Due to the imposing of the martial law by the President of Ukraine in ten regions, as well as in the internal waters of Ukraine in the Azov-Kerch water area, the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine responds to the multiple enquiries from seafarers and their families, our partners and fraternal ITF trade unions on how the new introduction can affect the Ukrainian seafarers, working for foreign employers.

Raised Minimum Wage for AB

Over the next 3 years, the minimum Basic Wage of the 1st Class Seaman (AB) will be increased by $27.

New Year Shows for Children of Seafarers - MTWTU members

The MTWTU invites children of the Union members-seafarers to see the New Year show “Ruslan and Ludmila. New Story”.

Fair Transport for All - BTB Statutory Congress

On 18-19 of November, 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium, there was held the Statutory Congress of Belgian Transport Union ABVV BTB, entitled ‘Fair transport for all’. At the event, the MTWTU was represented by its Chairman Michael Kirieiev.

Negotiations: Wilson & MTWTU

On November 15, negotiations were held in Odessa between the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine and the Norwegian shipping company Wilson Ship Management.


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