UN agencies and programmes involved in the maritime sector, human rights, trade, travel and transportation have called on all UN Member States, through a joint statement, to take urgent action to resolve the humanitarian crew change crisis faced by the world’s seafarers.
Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006)
All ships and seafarers are now required to go through the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 inspection process to avail the MLC certification. Mentioned in this article are few important points which must be considered for successful MLC surveys.
Shipping is a vast industry with a huge pile of helpful information. Learn about ten important points of useful information which seafarers must know.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006, which provides a broad perspective to the seafarer’s rights and fortification at work, is set to improve the working condition of seafarers around the world. Learn about the important aspects of MLC, 2006 inside the article.
Seafarers on ships know how to manage rest and working hours on ships irrespective of any document stating the same. Is the fuss over maintaining working hours on ships overrated?
The Maritime labour convention (MLC) was established with a view to ensure that the rights and needs of the seamen are safeguarded so that they are enabled to get what is rightfully due to them without being exploited. Find out the importance of maritime labour convention inside the article.
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 will finally come into action on August 30th 2013. The convention would implement a standardized framework for living and working condition of seafarers around the world.
ICS and the ITF have jointly released new ‘Guidelines for implementing the Welfare aspects of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)’.
The ITF has welcomed the positive outcome of the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the ILO (International Labour Organization) in Geneva.