automation

ETF Statement on Single-Pilot Operations

Our pilot’s representatives learned that the aviation industry is pushing for single-pilot operations to be technologically feasible from mid-2020. The ETF expresses its great concern on this evolution of the air transport sector.

Statement
3 Dec 2019

No automation without negotiation!

The ETF Dockers’ automation roadshow went on tour again. This time, upon the invitation from our Turkish affiliate Liman-İş, we spent two days (7-8 November) in Mersin, a city with a major port – Mersin International Port. The speakers from BTB (Belgium), FNV (the Netherlands) and ver.di (Germany) shared their varied experiences in addressing the different levels of automation and digitalisation in their respective ports.

Event
12 Nov 2019

Modern challenges for the port sector revealed by EU Social Partners’ joint study

This study is the first-ever attempt to look at how the technological and business choices made by shipping companies impact the main service providers that ships depend on: terminals and their employees. It is now high-time for shipping lines to open discussions with the other actors of the maritime transport chain.

Press Release
27 Jun 2019
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