Tag: maritime labour convention

9/19/2017: Availability of NVIC 02-13 Change 1, Guidance Implementing the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

This change incorporates the 2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) related to financial liability for repatriation of seafarers and financial security relating to shipowners’ liability in cases of seafarer injury or death into the existing voluntary compliance framework for vessels that engage on international voyages to those countries that are signatory to the MLC.

1/6/2017: Marine Safety Information Bulletin – 2014 Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention

The Coast Guard issued Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) 001-17, 2014 Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, to describe how U.S. vessels, through existing national laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreements and established industry practices, conform to the above mentioned MLC provisions and how they will be integrated into the existing voluntary inspection program that was established through the related Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) No. 02-13.

%d bloggers like this: