News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2014

  1. The Republic of the Congo ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    07 April 2014

    The Republic of the Congo is the 57th member State of the ILO, and the ninth African State – after Liberia, Gabon, Benin, Togo, Morocco, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa – that ratified the MLC, 2006.

  2. Abandoned, but not alone

    07 April 2014

    ILO News visits the crew of the B Ladybug, who have been stranded off the coast of Malta for almost a year after their ship owner went bankrupt. The provision of financial security for abandoned seafarers and the issue of compensation are two key topics under discussion this week at the ILO.

  3. ILO, Maritime sector to address abandonment of seafarers and shipowners’ liability

    04 April 2014

  4. Abandoned seafarers top of agenda at maritime meeting

    07 March 2014

    More than 300 maritime representatives from all regions of the world are discussing amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention to cover the consequences of abandonment, and contractual claims for death, injury or disability due to occupational illness or hazard.

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    ILO body adopts new minimum monthly wage for seafarers

    28 February 2014

    The mechanism is the only one in the ILO for setting the basic wage for any industry.

  6. Six months in force, eight years in the making: The ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is now in full sail

    24 February 2014

    Interview with Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, Director, ILO International Labour Standards Department, ILO, Geneva

  7. Republic of Korea ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    10 January 2014

    The Republic of Korea is the 56th ILO member State, and the 14th country from the Asia-Pacific region, to ratify the Convention

  8. Seychelles ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    09 January 2014

    The Republic of Seychelles is the 55th ILO member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention, and the fourth among the States parties to the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for the Indian Ocean Region –after Australia, France and South Africa.

2013

  1. Nicaragua ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    20 December 2013

    Nicaragua is the second Central American country after Panama to ratify this landmark Convention

  2. Samoa ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    22 November 2013

    Samoa joins the other Pacific Island States that have already ratified the Convention, namely, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Kiribati and Tuvalu. Samoa becomes the 53rd ILO Member State to ratify this landmark Convention.