News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2016

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

    06 June 2016

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

  6. Estonia ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    05 June 2016

  7. Myanmar becomes the 75th State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

    26 May 2016

    The ILO and Myanmar make history with the ratification of a key Convention

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

    09 May 2016

    Jordan is the 73rd member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

  9. Slovenia ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    15 April 2016

    Slovenia is the 72nd member State to have ratified this landmark Convention.

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    Security, seafarers’ shore leave and ILO Convention 185

    24 March 2016

    From 10 to 12 February, the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee, established to propose amendments to the Seafarer’s Identity Documents Convention, 2003 (No. 185), met to consider the difficulties that security requirements have placed on seafarers’ access to shore leave. Brandt Wagner, Head, Transport and Maritime Unit, ILO Sectoral Policies Department, spoke with ILO News about the meeting and how it dealt with issues around shore leave and security.