The purpose of the meeting was to discuss updating the minimum monthly basic pay or wage figure for able seafarers referred to in the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (Guideline B2.2.4) (which revised a similar provision in the Seafarers’ Wages, Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Recommendation, 1996 (No. 187)), and to make the appropriate recommendation to the Governing Body of the ILO.
Please note that the JMC, initially scheduled on 20–21 June 2018, was rescheduled to avoid possible disturbances with an unexpected event in Geneva on those dates.
Information related to the meeting:
- Updating of the minimum monthly basic pay or wage figure for able seafarers - Report for discussion
- Updating of the minimum monthly basic pay or wage figure for able seafarers – Calculations based on updated figures up to 1 June 2018 (based on information that was available to the Office when the meeting was originally scheduled to meet (20-21 June 2018))