Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  1. Fourth Meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    ILO Geneva - 19 to 23 April 2021

    NEW: deadline to propose amendments to the Code of the MLC, 2006

    • Kindly note that the Officers of the STC, who are collectively very concerned about the serious impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the maritime sector, have decided to extend the deadline to propose amendments to the Code of the MLC, 2006 in accordance with Article XV of the Convention. Information on the new deadline will be provided as soon as possible.

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    COVID-19 and Maritime Crew Changes

    COVID-19 containment measures, travel restrictions and border closures, continue to make it increasingly difficult for ship operators worldwide to conduct required crew changes. The ILO, shipowners’ and seafarers’ organizations and UN bodies call to end the plight of seafarers and to fully respect seafarers’ rights.

  3. WEBINAR COVID-19 AND MARITIME LABOUR ISSUES: IMPACT AND RESPONSES

    Webinar - 5 June 2020 from 11:00 to 12:30 CET

    Co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Training Centre of the ILO, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

  4. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    NEWInformation note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19) [Revised version 2.0]

    10 July 2020

    Including a joint statement of the Officers of the Special Tripartite
    Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

  1. Maritime Centenary Challenge: reaching 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006

    Let's celebrate the ILO Centenary with 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006!

  2. Sectoral Meeting on the Recruitment and Retention of Seafarers and the Promotion of Opportunities for Women Seafarers

    ILO Geneva, 25 February - 1 March 2019

  3. Seafarers’ identity documents: New requirements enter into force triggering renewed momentum for the ratification of Convention No. 185

    Article - 8 June 2017

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - A Passport to Decent Work