News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

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).

  2. Entry into force of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), imminent following ratification by Angola

    21 October 2016

    On 11 October 2016, the Government of the Republic of Angola deposited with the International Labour Office (ILO) the instrument of ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  3. © ILO / Maillard J. 2020

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

    12 October 2016

    ILO member States have confirmed the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention ensuring better protection to seafarers and their families in case of abandonment, death, and long-term disability.

  4. Algeria ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    29 July 2016

    Algeria is the 79th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  5. Portugal ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    14 July 2016

    Portugal is the 78th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  6. Overwhelming ILO support for the protection against harassment and bullying onboard ships, improved procedures concerning the maritime labour certificate and an electronic seafarer identity document

    13 June 2016

  7. ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”

    10 June 2016

    World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work.

  8. Thailand ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    07 June 2016

    Thailand is the 77th Member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  9. Fighting bullying and harassment at sea

    06 June 2016

    Delegates at the 105th International Labour Conference voted to approve an amendment to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 to include guidance on preventing bullying and harassment among seafarers. The ILO's Pete Forster talks to the guidance's creators.

  10. Honduras ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    06 June 2016

    Honduras is the 76th ILO Member State to ratify this landmark Convention.