27 September 2019
Senegal is the 94th member State to have ratified this Convention.
03 May 2019
Ship inspections are critical for ensuring compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, and as such, decent living and working conditions for seafarers. Rear Admiral Luigi Giardino of the Italian Coast Guard explains how such inspections are conducted and what their consequences can be.
The United Republic of Tanzania ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)
18 April 2019
The United Republic of Tanzania is the 93rd ILO member State to have ratified this Convention.
10 April 2019
Iceland is the 92nd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.
05 April 2019
Ethiopia is the 91th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention
New consolidated text of the Maritime Labour Convention now available, including amendments on increased protection for seafarers against shipboard harassment and bullying
01 February 2019
30 January 2019
Thailand has committed itself to ensuring acceptable living and working conditions for fishers on board ships by ratifying the Work in Fishing Convention. It has become the first country in Asia to do so, which signals to other countries in the region to follow this move.
23 January 2019
16 January 2019
The United Kingdom has ratified the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), becoming the 13th ILO Member State to do so.