Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  1. NEWCompendium of Maritime Labour Instruments - Third (revised) edition, 2021

    10 February 2021

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    NEWInformation note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19) [Revised version 3.0]

    3 February 2021

    Including the General Observation of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and recommendations
    and joint statements of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

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

    Online - 19 to 23 April 2021

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

    • Kindly note that the new deadline agreed by the Officers of the STC to propose amendments to the Code of the MLC, 2006 in accordance with Article XV of the Convention is 11 June 2021.

  4. 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.

  5. 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)

  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