ITF and ETF call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore-based dock workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) today call upon ship operators to return lashing to shore based dock workers.

Happy Birthday, Dear Magazine!

Ten years ago saw the light the very first issue of the information and entertainment magazine for seafarers and their families, set up by the Local Black Sea Trade Union Organization of Seafarers.

MTWTU and MFA Address Seafarers’ Abandonment Cases

The Secretariats of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have submitted a Report on Recorded Seafarers’ Abandonment Cases (Doc. LEG 107/4) for IMO Legal Committee consideration which is to gather this March at IMO headquarters in London.

Встреча с врачом-инфекционистом

В Морском юнион центре прошла встреча семей моряков с врачом-инфекционистом высшей категории, национальным тренером Украины по внедрению дружественных услуг в службы здравоохранения Людмилой Кучеренко.

MLC, 2006 – практическое применение для моряков

В Морском юнион центре прошел семинар для моряков-членов Профсоюза на тему: «MLC, 2006 – практическое применение для моряков».

Diamond Princess: среди зараженных один украинец

Как известно, круизный лайнер Diamond Princess уже почти неделю стоит на карантине у берегов Японии в связи с обнаружением коронавируса у пожилого пассажира, который сошел с судна в Гонконге.

Построение морской карьеры

Сегодня в Морском юнион центре прошел семинар для моряков-членов ПРМТУ – «Построение морской карьеры».

Attention to all Ukrainian seafarers!

The world is witnessing a fast developing new virus which originated in China late in 2019. This never before seen virus causes pneumonia-like symptoms and can be life threatening.

Seafarers’ adaptation onboard and ashore

One of the most challenging issues for seafarers in a well-being context is their ability to adapt quickly and efficiently to a fast changing environment both onboard and ashore. Frequent changes of the lifestyle and getting used to new people require great efforts - physical, mental and emotional.

Ошибка в фамилии моряка: серьезные последствия

На днях в ПРМТУ поступило обращение от моряка-члена Профсоюза с просьбой посодействовать в поисках его родственника – моряка, который летел на судно в город Мерида, Мексика, но по каким-то причинам не добрался до пункта назначения и не выходил на связь ни с близкими, ни с представителями компании-работодателя.

28th Birthday of the MTWTU

Today the MTWTU celebrates its 28th Birthday!

Переговоры ПРМТУ и ETF

Сегодня в офисе Профсоюза работников морского транспорта Украины прошли переговоры руководства ПРМТУ и делегации Европейской федерации транспортников (ETF), членской организацией которой является ПРМТУ.

Pensions&Taxes for seafarers

Once again the relevance of pensions and taxation matters reaffirmed among seafarers.

Denmark: New Initiative Launched to Get More Women on Board

Denmark has presented a new initiative aimed at increasing the share of women in Danish shipping companies.

Working meeting of the MTWTU and Norwegian shipowners

The MTWTU First Vice Chairman took part in the meeting with Norwegian Seafarers' Union (NSU), Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers (NUME), Norwegian Maritime Officers' Association (NMOA), and Norwegian Shipowners' Association (NSA).

Negotiations with Danish shipowners

On the 22 January there was held a meeting of the MTWTU with Danish Shipping and the largest Denmark shipowner Maersk. It was organized with the direct involvement of a good partner of the MTWTU - Metal Maritime Chairman Ole Philipsen.

IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador is appointed in Ukraine

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced the appointment of the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine First Vice Chairman Oleg Grygoriuk as IMO Goodwill Maritime Ambassador.

Good news from the MTWTU partners

We have already told our members about CrewingCenter job search platform. This time, there is a special offer - 80% discount for its services.

SOLAS amendments 2020 entered into force

A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) enter into force on 1 January 2020.

EXMAR is interested in Ukrainian seafarers

The MTWTU office was attended by the representatives of the Belgian shipowner and operator EXMAR and the ITS crewing agency.

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