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Tag: MLC Convention

Indonesia, Jamaica ratify MLC Convention

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The International Labour Organization announced that two states, Indonesia and Jamaica, deposited the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended, on 12 and 13 June, becoming the 83rd and 84th state to ratify the MLC, respectively.

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ITF guide on MLC gets updated

Earlier this June, the ITF released an updated version of its guide for seafarers to the ILO Maritime Labour Convention incorporating latest amendments. This landmark Convention gives to seafarers the right for a safe and secure workplace, where safety standards are complied with, where they have fair terms of employment and decent living and working conditions.

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Paris MoU CIC on MLC achieved its goal

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Paris MoU has expressed its satisfaction with the overall result of its CIC on MLC for which a total of 3,674 questionnaires were completed from 1 Sep to 30 Nov 2016. The campaign resulted in 42 MLC detentions. Positive results were recorded on certificates attesting medical fitness, the verification of records of the inspections of the accommodation, food and catering.

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Marshall advises on ships’ chests certification

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The Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator has received a report that Indian Port State Control has been strictly enforcing Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 Standard on ships’ medicine chests. As of today, they will be issuing a Code 17 to vessels that do not comply with the requirement.

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ILO MLC role explained

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Video produced by the ECSA explains how the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) of ILO ensures comprehensive worldwide protection of the rights of seafarers and fair competition for Member States and shipowners.

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Food vs fatigue on board

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In this article, David Steele, Director of the Food Inspection Training, explains how food plays a huge part in a seafarer’s life on board and gives his advice on the proper meals for seafarers in order to avoid fatigue during duty.

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