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
13 June 2017
Jamaica ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006) and the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930
12 June 2017
Indonesia, an important actor of international maritime trade, is the 83rd Member State of the ILO that ratifies this convention.
Seafarers’ identity documents: New requirements enter into force triggering renewed momentum for the ratification of Convention No. 185
08 June 2017
06 April 2017
Tunisia, an important actor of international maritime trade, is the 82nd Member State of the ILO that ratifies this convention
Seafarers and their families now ensured of protection in cases of abandonment, death, and long-term disability
18 January 2017
Foreign ships entering the ports of States for which the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is in force will be inspected for compliance by port State control authorities.
12 January 2017
Sri Lanka is the 81st ILO member State and the 16th Asian State to have ratified the Convention