Amendments Of 2016 To The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Posted on: 21 Dec 2018

Category: News

The Merchant Shipping Directorate has issued a merchant shipping notice to draw the attention of all concerned to the entry into force of the 2016 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, on 8 January 2019.

The 2016 Amendments to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 introduce provisions to better protect seafarers against shipboard harassment and bullying and to allow for an extension of the validity of full term Maritime Labour Certificates.

Click here to read the MS Notice 148, as issued by Transport Malta, or contact us on [email protected] for further guidance and information.