Progress against milestone 3.2020.5

Workers across all phases of ship lifecycle, onboard and offshore, have access to union representation and their working and living standards are improved. 

September 27, 2023

The International Bargaining Forum (IBF) agreed terms for the 2024-2027 IBF Framework Agreement. Over 250,000 seafarers covered by this agreement will receive a 6% wage increase over the next 2 years.

The agreement also includes reference to ILO Convention 190 in Violence and Harassment to reinforce a joint commitment to provide safe workplaces free of violence, discrimination, and harassment.

Source:  ITF seafarers