News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2022

  1. ILO body adopts new minimum monthly wage for seafarers

    18 May 2022

    An increase in minimum monthly wages has been agreed for the world’s seafarers.

  2. Shipping industry adopts amendments to Maritime Labour Convention to improve seafarers’ conditions

    16 May 2022

    Drawing from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholders in the global shipping industry have adopted amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006), to improve the living and working conditions of seafarers.

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    Maritime Labour Convention reaches 100th ratification

    11 April 2022

    By reaching this milestone, the Maritime Labour Convention provides the shipping industry with globally recognized standards that cover more than 96 per cent of the world’s shipping.

  4. Oman: 100th Member State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    31 March 2022

    Oman is the 100th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

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

    31 March 2022

    San Marino is the 101st Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  6. Sierra Leone ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    31 March 2022

    Sierra Leone became the 99th Member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention.

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    Efforts to limit the effects of Omicron on seafarers must be scaled up, UN agencies say

    28 February 2022

    Access to vaccines, COVID tests, health documents and personal protective equipment (PPE) must be improved, say ILO, IMO, UNCTAD and WHO.

  8. Kenya ratifies key international labour standards for fishers and seafarers

    21 February 2022

    The Government of Kenya has ratified two international labour standards that will promote decent work for the country’s seafarers and fishers. It has also submitted notification of acceptance of amendments to a third, already ratified, maritime labour Convention.

2021

  1. Antigua and Barbuda ratifies nine ILO instruments

    24 August 2021

  2. Mozambique ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    28 May 2021

    Mozambique became the 98th Member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention.