MSC announces takeover of HHLA terminal group

The future of Hamburg port workers should not be put at risk! ETF calls on the Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) – the world’s largest container line – to commit to preserving jobs, fair working conditions and respecting the collective agreement in case of taking the German terminal group Hamburger Hafen und Logistik (HHLA).

14 Sep 2023

International solidarity for Liverpool’s striking dockers

Global transport unions will be joining 560 Liverpool striking dockers on the picket line at the Port of Liverpool, as port operator Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited (MDHC) fails to honour promises on pay despite its profiteering.

Press Release
20 Sep 2022

ETF and ITF Dockers’ unions’ latest effort to stand up for peace

Key International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) Dockers affiliate, Federatie Nederlandse Vakbeweging (FNV) is exploring with lawyers how the union’s members can legally boycott Russian-owned and Russian-controlled vessels; whose owners want to use key Dutch ports to trade in fuels as war rages on in Ukraine.

7 Mar 2022