Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  1. COVID-19 and maritime and air transport

    Seafarers and aircrew need priority COVID-19 vaccination

    Press release - 26 March 2021

    UN organizations issue joint call for seafarers and aircrew to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination.

  2. Fourth Meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    Online - 19 to 23 April 2021 - Part I

    NEW: Information session for Government representatives on the Fourth meeting of the STC

    An information session for Government representatives on the Fourth meeting of the STC will take place on 15 April 2021, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Geneva time (UTC+2). An invitation to join the event via Zoom will be sent to the Governments registered for the meeting.

  3. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    NEWInformation note on maritime labour issues and coronavirus (COVID-19) [Revised version 3.0]

    3 February 2021

    Including the General Observation of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and recommendations
    and joint statements of the Officers of the Special Tripartite Committee of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended

  4. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    COVID-19 and Maritime Crew Changes

    24 September 2020

    COVID-19 containment measures, travel restrictions and border closures, continue to make it increasingly difficult for ship operators worldwide to conduct required crew changes. The ILO, shipowners’ and seafarers’ organizations and UN bodies call to end the plight of seafarers and to fully respect seafarers’ rights.

  1. Maritime Centenary Challenge: reaching 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006

    Let's celebrate the ILO Centenary with 100 ratifications of the MLC, 2006!

  1. Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - A Passport to Decent Work