Annual meeting in ITF Maritime Safety Committee
ITF Maritime Safety Committee held their annual meeting 18-19 October 2021.
The Meeting was held virtually for 67 affiliates by the Chair, the ITF Accredited Representative to the IMO and ITF secretariat from ITF house in London.
ITF Maritime Safety Committee (ITF MSC) is a technical arm of the ITF Seafarers’ Section Committee (ITF SSC) undertaking all issues related to Safety Of Seafarers
ITF MSC members are appointed by their union and elected to participate under the terms of reference in particular meetings at the IMO and other fora pertaining to their expertise. When representing the ITF, members are entitled as experts or advisers.
ITF Maritime Safety Committee was informed and discuss the work, activity, and TOR’s in IMO, ILO and other fora, based on the prioritised projects, human elements, manning, ships automation, STCW/ STCWF and environment and issues affecting seafarer safety.
Approved the way forward and Elected members of ITF MSC 2021 – 2022
Chair Odd Rune Malterud, NUME (Norway)
Vice Chair Christian Spain, AMO (USA)
Member David Appleton, NIUK (UK)
Member Tracey Mayhew, SIU (USA)
Member Oscar Lindgren, SBF (Sweden)
Member Chris Given, SIU (Canada)
Member George Quick, IOMMP (USA)
Member Lennart Jonsson, MOA (Sweden)
Member Sergey Aysinov, SUR (Russia)
Member Neven Melvan, SUC (Croatia)
Member Dorotea Zec, SUC (Croatia)
Member Zillur Bhuiyan, BMMOA (Bangladesh)
Member Lee Sanghee, FKSU (Korea)
Member Karl Huss (SBF, Sweden)
Member Saman Rezaei (IMMS, Iran)
Member Amar Singh Thakur (MUI, India)
You can read more on this web site ‘The IMO’ in the ITF Seafarers website.