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.
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.
28 May 2018
Slovakia is the 87th Member State of the ILO that ratifies this convention.
10 May 2018
The Special Tripartite Committee approved amendments of the Maritime Labour Convention providing for seafarers to continue to be paid if held captive as a result of piracy or armed robbery against ships.
ILO Meeting of Experts adopts a new Code of Practice to improve safety and health in shipbuilding and ship repair
06 February 2018
Some 1.9 million workers around the globe will benefit from a revised code of practice which takes account of dramatic changes in the industry by incorporating a systematic and preventative approach to safety and health management.
17 January 2018
Myanmar becomes the 35th ILO member State to ratify Convention C185.
12 July 2017
Article by John Campbell, Technical Advisor to the ILO, published in the Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity in June 2017