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Updates on the progresses of the lashing campaign

21 oktober 2016

Dear Friends,

Re: Update on lashing

We write to provide you with a short update on our lashing work so far, invite you to provide important information and hear from you on future actions your unions is planning to take.

Following a number of actions and discussions within ITF and ETF, a number of ETF affiliates actively campaigning on lashing within their own countries called for a greater coordination of campaign work. A Lashing Steering Group was convened in 2015 and some research was undertaken in respect of the current situation and the challenges we face. ITF Inspectors were involved in the preparation and development phases of this work. Earlier this year ITF Inspectors helped us to pilot a new approach, based upon target particular shipping lines and vessels and this has provided us with practical firsthand experience of this approach.

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