Maritime Labor Convention

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Underpaid crew, faked books, banned from Australia

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the 81,920 dwt, 2014-built Panama flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation for 12 months after the vessel was discovered keeping two

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European Commission moves to improve seafarers’ welfare

JULY 28, 2017 — The European Commission is proposing that an agreement between the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) — in eurospeak “the social partners

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Why EU Directive on Seafarers’ Rights needs a fix

DECEMBER 13, 2016 — An EU Directive on seafarers’ rights could well soon fail to reflect the latest requirements of the international Maritime Labor Convention. European shipowners (ECSA) and the European Transport

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Paris MOU plans labor convention crack down

JULY 28, 2016 — The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control is to launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on the Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 (MLC,2006). The aim of