News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2019

  1. Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

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

    27 September 2019

    Senegal is the 94th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  3. Ship inspections for seafarers’ protection: The Maritime Labour Convention at work

    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.

  4. 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.

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

    10 April 2019

    Iceland is the 92nd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

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

    05 April 2019

    Ethiopia is the 91th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  7. 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

  8. Thailand ratifies Work in Fishing Convention

    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.

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

    23 January 2019

  10. UK joins efforts to ensure decent work in the fishing sector

    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.