Universal Marine Trade Union is bona fide Union, which embraces seafarers world-wide regardless of nationality, race or creed.
Our Collective Agreements are based on ILO (International Labour Organization)
requirements and are in full compliance with ILO/IMO Conventions.
The main aims of our Union are:
- to obtain a fair pay, decent terms and conditions for our seafarers
- to fight sub-standard shipping using all means at our disposal
- to participate in establishing addition training for our seafarers
- pension plan
- protection in all contractual matters (dealing with seafarers claim on unpaid wages, death, personal injury compensation etc).