06 December 2023
Governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives agreed on concrete measures to improve the living and working conditions of inland water transport workers and establish a level-playing field in the sector.
16 November 2023
The first joint seafarers high-level conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) acknowledged the pivotal role played by seafarers and fishers in future global development.
19 October 2023
Harassment and bullying, particularly of women seafarers, are issues of great concern in shipping.
14 June 2023
Portugal deposited the declaration of acceptance of the Amendments of 2014 and of 2018 to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)
31 May 2023
06 April 2023
Syria is the 103rd Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention
23 March 2023
Iraq becomes the 64th Member State to have ratified ILO Convention on social protection and the 102nd Member State to have ratified the maritime labour convention MLC, 2006.
20 December 2022
New measures to improve conditions for seafarers, including those who have been abandoned, have been adopted at a meeting involving governments and maritime workers and employers’ organizations.
18 May 2022
An increase in minimum monthly wages has been agreed for the world’s seafarers.
16 May 2022
Drawing from lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholders in the global shipping industry have adopted amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006), to improve the living and working conditions of seafarers.