News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

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

    23 January 2019

  6. 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.

2018

  1. Grenada ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    12 November 2018

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

    09 November 2018

    Gambia is the 89th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  3. The ILO since 1919: Helping seafarers find fair and decent work

    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.

  4. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China joins efforts to protect seafarers’ rights

    21 August 2018