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.
Grenada ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)
12 November 2018
09 November 2018
Gambia is the 89th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention
28 September 2018
Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has built a system of international labour standards, including the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which established minimum working and living standards for all seafarers.
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights
21 August 2018
13 August 2018
17 July 2018
Convention to improve working conditions for fishers on commercial fishing vessels shows its teeth.