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  • Find out when we are visiting your ship

    10.11.2022 Read more

  • Report bad agencies and hiring partners

    31.10.2022 Read more

  • Join us at our Caribbean Cruise Seminar, 21st-25th November 2022

    26.10.2022 Read more

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Find out when we are visiting your ship

Find out when we are visiting your ship. The Norwegian Seafarers Union will be visiting cruise ships until the end of the year.

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Report bad agencies and hiring partners

Report fake job adverts, bad agencies and hiring partners using the ITF app

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Join us at our Caribbean Cruise Seminar, 21st-25th November 2022

St Lucia seminar scheduled for 21st-25th November. Join the Norwegian Seafarers Union, FIT-CISL, Ver.di and the ITF. free seminar. rccl. ncl. cruise seminar.

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Day of the Seafarer 2022

Day of the Seafarer 2022 Facebook live: Your voyage - then and now, share your journey

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Get the latest news from the Norwegian Seafarers Union

We have released our latest newsletter to coincide with IMO Day of the Seafarer on 25th June.

AMOSUP

Your guide to AMOSUP benefits

Your guide to AMOSUP benefits, wherever you work, NCL, RCCL, Seabourn, SeaDream, Viking, Fred Olsen, The World, Seafarers' Rights

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Everything you wanted to know about the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)

A guide to Everything you wanted to know about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

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Death in service benefit

This is a short guide to remind seafarers and crew that filling in the correct details for the death in service benefit is extremely important to protect your family.

IWD 2022

International Women's Day 2022 #BreakTheBias

Norwegian Seafarers Union celebrates International Women's Day 2022 with #BreakTheBias

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What we achieved in 2021

end of year report for 2021 with our activities throughout the year

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Check out the photos from our Croatia seminar

NSU Cruise Seminars start again - first one since 2019, in Croatia- see our photos from the seminar

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ITF launches anti-scam web tool for seafarers

ITF launches anti-scam guide for seafarers. It will help seafarers identify legitimate manning agents and help to stop scam job adverts

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Beware of fake ads for cruise jobs- it's a scam!

There are many fake adverts being published on social media at the moment. Don't click on them.

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Some light in the darkness

Good news from 2020. How the NSU worked through the crisis

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Singapore vaccinates 10,000 seafarers as keyworkers

We are pleased to note that the Singapore government has started with its plan to vaccinate 10,000 seafarers by the end of January. This is after Singapore became one of the first countries to recognise seafarers as keyworkers.

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ILO rules that governments have failed seafarers

The ILO has ruled that governments have failed seafarers by not getting them safely home, repatriated or able to execute crew change, leaving many seafarers stranded at home or at sea

SCAM ALERT

Beware of fake job adverts- it could be a scam

There are lots of fake job adverts being targeted at cruise ship workers. These are scams designed to get money and personal details. Please do not answer them or give them money or details.

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Eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work

ILO has established new global standards aimed at ending violence and harassment in the world of work

ITF

ITF: "don't use COVID to attack workers' rights"

ITF has sent a message to governments and employers- work with us to protect workers' rights during COVID, don't use the pandemic to attack workers' rights

IMO and UNWTO support safe re-start of cruise industry

IMO and UNWTO support re-start of cruise industry due to its importance to the world economy.

ITF Seafarers LabourStart