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  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETF: Undisclosed shipping lines have attempted to conduct self-handling in a number of Italian ports.

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The combined unions of dockworkers in Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom and Belgium as well as the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the International Dockworkers Council (IDC) met in Rotterdam today to discuss the threats of overcapacity and on-going automation of terminals. Dockworkers’ unions in the so-called ‘Hamburg-Le Havre Range’ will also examine the expansion of […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The combined unions of dockworkers in Germany, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom and Belgium as well as the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the International Dockworkers Council (IDC) met in Rotterdam today to discuss the threats of overcapacity and on-going automation of terminals. Dockworkers’ unions in the so-called ‘Hamburg-Le Havre Range’ will also examine the expansion of […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hundreds of dockworkers from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) -affiliated unions plan to descend on the offices of Northern European logistics company Unifeeder in Aarhus, Denmark, on December 2, 2016, to express their dissatisfaction that their job is now being done by seafarers. Coming from ITF unions […]

  • 13 December 2016

    European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are requesting the European Commission to amend the Agreement Directive on seafarers’ right to decent conditions of work. Adopted in 2009, the directive reflected the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), an international agreement setting minimum requirements for nearly every aspect of […]

  • 3 October 2014

    European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have reached an Agreement on the issue of the exclusion of seafarers, in the form of a package deal covering all Directives. Although EU labour law generally applies to all workers in all sectors, until now certain Directives allowed Member States to exempt seafarers […]

  • 2 September 2015

    Oil & Gas UK on Wednesday formally announced the launch of the Efficiency Task Force (ETF), a group tasked with driving improvement, making the sector more competitive, and supporting the drive to maximise economic recovery from the UK continental shelf. The announcement took place at a meeting of the trade association’s operator and contractor councils. […]

  • 15 June 2017

    Shipping is urgently better served by smart digital solutions to finally alleviate administrative workload on crew and companies, it was highlighted by ECSA and ETF on the occasion of the Digital Assembly 2017. Being held in Valletta on June 15-16, the assembly is co-organised by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of […]

  • 8 July 2016

    Walter Thain, managing director of Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) West business, has been appointed to lead the UK offshore oil and gas industry’s efficiency drive as Chairman of the Oil & Gas UK Efficiency Taskforce (ETF). The ETF was launched last year to act as a catalyst for greater cooperation to improve efficiency across […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The fund has been set up by Breakwave Advisors in partnership with ETF Managers Group.

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Efficiency Task Force of Oil & Gas UK, a trade association for the UK offshore oil and gas industry, has appointed three new members to its steering group.

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ITF, ETF and ver.di are supporting the port of Setubal dockers in their fighting against precarious work.

  • 15 June 2010

    Claymore Securities Inc., announced today the launch of the Claymore Shipping ETF, (the “Fund”), on the NYSE Arca… [mappress] Source: jutiagroup, June 15, 2010;

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Parliament’s Plenary session has adopted the agreement on the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on seafarers reached in trialogue with the Council of the EU and the social partners last May.  Following this adoption, seafarers will soon be included in directives on information and consultation of employees in the EU, on the establishment […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Hyperbaric Centre of Aberdeen has recently invested in an ‘Environmental Testing Facility’ (ETF) as it continues to develop its Testing Department. The new, large environmental test laboratory has been installed to simulate conditions down to minus 25 Degrees Centigrade for the testing of offshore equipment, and in particular, subsea oilfield apparatus. Testing Manager, […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    European shipowners (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have called for easing the administrative burden that seafarers and ship operators are now facing. “Crews and companies face a worse situation today than before. Rather than having a single European window, diverging national solutions were developed and even at Member States’ level there is […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Parliament’s Plenary session has adopted the agreement on the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on seafarers reached in trialogue with the Council of the EU and the social partners last May.  Following this adoption, seafarers will soon be included in directives on information and consultation of employees in the EU, on the establishment […]

  • 12 December 2014

    The EU’s Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers reached an agreement Wednesday, December 1o on the European Commission’s proposal to amend five EU directives with an aim at repealing the exclusions of seafarers from these directives. The directives concerned relate to employer insolvency, European Works’ Council, Information and Consultation, Collective Redundancies and Transfer of […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The social partners of the maritime transport sector, ECSA (European Community Shipowners’ Associations) and ETF (European Transport Workers’ Federation), have issued a joint statement ahead of the EU-Africa summit, which takes place in Brussels from 02 to 03 April. ECSA and ETF seize this opportunity to highlight one of the major issues in the EU-Africa […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETF, ECSA discuss possible solutions to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry in Europe.

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    2015 has been a particularly dark year for safety in docks at European ports, according to the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF). “In 2015 European Dockworkers, their families and their unions have mourned colleagues, relatives and comrades who lost their life while working in the ports of Antwerp, Bilbao, Bremerhaven, Helsinki, Oxelösund, Sines, Valencia, just […]

  • 2 June 2015

    The European Union should provide lifelong career prospects in the maritime industry and maritime clusters and facilitate career progression from rating to officer jobs as well as labour mobility in the maritime industries throughout Europe, the European Social Partners for Maritime Transport said in a joint position paper. The social partnership comprising of the European Community […]