Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union organises over 2700 seafarers, portworkers, pilots and ohter maritime professionals, in Estonia. EMSA was founded by survived crew members after MS „Estonia“ catastrophy, together with their colleagues and supporters, on June 7, 1995.

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FOUNDED

1995

MEMBERS

2700+

BRANCHES

4

COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

25

News

30.01.2023

Great Britain: Action to protect the right to strike

Great Britain: Action to protect the right to strike The British TUC has called for a ‘protect the right to strike’ day on 1 February, to defend the right to strike against a new law being considered by the British government. The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill would mean that even if working people democratically […]

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Estonian Seamen’s Independent Union organises over 3000 seafarers, portworkers, pilots and ohter maritime professionals, also personnel in Tallink Hotels, in Estonia. More than half of our members work onboard of Estonian-flagged Ro-Ro ferries, operated by the Tallink Group, or its subsidiaries, in Estonia.

Approximately 500 members work on board of foreign flagged vessels, and rest in ohter companies in the maritime cluster.

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Kiiker

Our newsletter „Kiiker“ was first published in 2007, to bring information to members, share stories of workers, in particularly where EMSA has played important role bringing justice for our members and their co-workers.

Wishing to share your story, contact us via hannes.roosaar@emsa.ee or ring up by phone (+372) 6 116 391.

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