News on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

2020

  1. Brazil ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    13 May 2020

    Brazil became the 97th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

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    Seafarers and fishers: Providing vital services during the COVID-19 pandemic

    30 April 2020

    As many countries in the world marked Labour Day, the International Labour Organization called on governments to implement measures to protect seafarers and fishers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Treat seafarers with “dignity and respect” during COVID-19 crisis

    31 March 2020

    Seafarers, ship owners and governments are urging ILO member States to ensure the flow of essential goods, energy, food and medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019

  1. Poland marks the end of the ILO centenary year with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

    19 December 2019

  2. The Netherlands marks the ILO centenary with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188)

    19 December 2019

  3. Cook Islands ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    19 December 2019

    Cook Islands is the 96th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention

  4. Portugal marks the ILO centenary with the ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) and the 1986 Instrument of Amendment to the ILO Constitution

    26 November 2019

  5. Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  6. Senegal ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    27 September 2019

    Senegal is the 94th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  7. Ship inspections for seafarers’ protection: The Maritime Labour Convention at work

    03 May 2019

    Ship inspections are critical for ensuring compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, and as such, decent living and working conditions for seafarers. Rear Admiral Luigi Giardino of the Italian Coast Guard explains how such inspections are conducted and what their consequences can be.