News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2018

  1. ILO Meeting of Experts adopts a new Code of Practice to improve safety and health in shipbuilding and ship repair

    06 February 2018

    Some 1.9 million workers around the globe will benefit from a revised code of practice which takes account of dramatic changes in the industry by incorporating a systematic and preventative approach to safety and health management.

  2. Myanmar strengthens efforts to protect seafarers’ rights

    17 January 2018

    Myanmar becomes the 35th ILO member State to ratify Convention C185.

2017

  1. The Seafarers’ Identity Document: Moving to an e-SID compatible with ICAO Doc 9303

    12 July 2017

    Article by John Campbell, Technical Advisor to the ILO, published in the Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity in June 2017

  2. Jamaica renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    13 June 2017

    Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930

  3. Indonesia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    12 June 2017

    Indonesia, an important actor of international maritime trade, is the 83rd Member State of the ILO that ratifies this convention.

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

    08 June 2017

  5. Tunisia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    06 April 2017

    Tunisia, an important actor of international maritime trade, is the 82nd Member State of the ILO that ratifies this convention

  6. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2018

    Seafarers and their families now ensured of protection in cases of abandonment, death, and long-term disability

    18 January 2017

    Foreign ships entering the ports of States for which the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is in force will be inspected for compliance by port State control authorities.

  7. Sri Lanka ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    12 January 2017

    Sri Lanka is the 81st ILO member State and the 16th Asian State to have ratified the Convention

2016

  1. Albania ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    02 November 2016

    On 28th of October 2016, the Government of Albania deposited with the International Labour Office (ILO) the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).