Campaigns

Allseas campaign
Nautilus International is a campaigning organisation, ensuring that the voices of maritime and inland waterways professionals are heard at national, European and global levels.

Through our campaigning work we strive to drive up standards of safety, protect our members’ jobs, improve access to training, and raise awareness of the maritime and inland waterways industry.

 

In this section

asbestos campaign

Asbestos

The Union is seeking stricter controls on the use of asbestos onboard ships, and campaigning for compensation for members suffering from asbestos-related diseases.»

Protect and respect campaign against bullying and harrassment

Bullying and harassment

Nautilus has been campaigning to eradicate the problem for more than ten years, and is working to bring about an industry-wide culture change.»

Criminalisation

Criminalisation

We are campaigning to ensure that our members can work without fear of being criminally prosecuted for incidents and accidents outside of their control.»

The Union is campaigning to ensure that the voices of seafarers and boatmen are heard when any decisions are made on emissions reduction targets.

Emissions position

Nautilus supports the reduction of harmful emissions from seagoing and inland waterways vessels, but we say seafarers and boatmen must be involved when decisions are made on targets.»

Stena talks

Fair ferries

The Nautilus International ferries campaign was launched in January 2014 to protect members’ jobs and conditions in the ferry sector. »

Portworker Madeleine Rohl of Germany talks about her reason for supporting the Fair Transport Europe campaign in a video.

Fair Transport Europe

Nautilus is backing the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) fair transport europe campaign.»

Fair transport

Fair Transport Mark

This campaign tackles the problem of vessels with poor safety standards and squalid living conditions, with too many seafarers living in fear of being abandoned without pay.»

Measure fatigue on Project Horizon

Fatigue

Nautilus believes seafarer fatigue is one of the biggest issues threatening health and safety in the shipping industry, and is campaigning to prevent excessive working hours.»

Flag change

Flags of convenience

Nautilus International is campaigning with the ITF against the transfer of ships to flags of convenience in order to evade national laws and downgrade seafarers' terms and conditions.»

car barge in

Freight by water

Nautilus campaigns to ensure that national governments and European regulators support and promote the carrying of freight by water - which has many advantages over road and rail.»

Nautilus welcomes piracy ransom assurances

Piracy

Nautilus campaigns to ensure that our members can undertake their vital work in the safest possible conditions, with all the necessary protection and compensation.»

Training at an ETO workshop with cadets

Support for training

As well as offering courses and career development grants, Nautilus campaigns to ensure that training for seafarers and inland boat workers is supported by governments and industry.»

May Day rally

UK national campaigns

Whilst many campaigns cover all our members, we also run targeted campaigns supporting members dealing with issues specific to their home country or their place of employment.»

Port of Switzerland

CH national campaigns

Whilst many campaigns cover all our members, we also run targeted campaigns supporting members dealing with issues specific to their home country or their place of employment.»

Rivercruise week NL 2013

NL national campaigns

Whilst many campaigns cover all our members, we also run targeted campaigns supporting members dealing with issues specific to their home country or their place of employment.»

Sea Sense completed campaign

Completed campaigns

In this section you will find some of the campaigns we have run in past years, many as relevant as they ever were. »