Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  1. Fourth Meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) - Part II (May 2022)

    9 to 13 May 2022 (4-13 May if virtual) - Part II

  2. Fourth Meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) - Part I (April 2021)

    Online - 19 to 23 April 2021 - Part I

    The ILO calls for full respect of seafarers’ rights and for the vaccination of seafarers (Press Release | 29 April 2021)

  3. NEW - FAQ MLC App available for download

    27 October 2021

    The new Website and App on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) - 5th edition, 2019 are now available.

  4. Seafarers desperately need prompt access to medical care

    Press release - 6 October 2021

    With hundreds of thousands of seafarers unable to disembark due to COVID-19 restrictions, a joint statement issued by the two organizations says the issue of medical care for seafarers is ‘a matter of life or death’.

  5. COVID-19 and maritime and air transport

    Seafarers and aircrew need priority COVID-19 vaccination

    Press release - 26 March 2021

    UN organizations issue joint call for seafarers and aircrew to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination.

  6. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Information note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19) [Revised version 3.0]

    3 February 2021

    Including the General Observation of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and recommendations
    and joint statements of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

  1. Maritime Centenary Challenge: reaching 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006

    Let's celebrate the ILO Centenary with 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006!

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - A Passport to Decent Work