22 June 2021
BIMCO provides an update on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006), taking into account of the recent fourth meeting that was held by the MLC's Special Tripartite Committee in April this year.
22 June 2021
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) is an international labour convention adopted under the scope of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in February 2006 and contains a set of global standards bringing nearly all the existing maritime labour instruments together in a single reformatted Convention.
BIMCO provides all the information you need to know about the MLC, 2006 in the form of a quick summary with the relevant links provided. The latest FAQ issued by the ILO in November 2020 is also included.
03 June 2021
BIMCO providing its view on how the carriage requirements of UN 3077 environmentally hazardous substances are implemented in the IMSBC Code.
29 January 2021
The BIMCO Maritime Information department informs members on a weekly basis, updates about the COVID-19 in relation to implementation measures imposed by governments for sea transport including for crew change as well as from the United Nation bodies like the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization (ILO).
BIMCO provides the following update for this week ending Friday, 29 January 2021
05 January 2021
BIMCO provides a summary of the significant changes brought about by Amendment 40-20 to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
03 December 2020
SOLAS Chapter VII part B - Construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous liquid chemicals in bulk - made the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, in short - the IBC code - mandatory for chemical tankers constructed on or after 1 July 1986.
02 November 2020
22 September 2020
BIMCO has collected statements from a number of flag states, port states and recognised organisations/classification societies (RO) and produced a regulatory analysis concerning COVID-19 and its possible implications on statutory ship certificates, surveys, inspections or audits under relevant International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labour Organization (ILO) instruments.
17 December 2019
The third set of amendments made to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 as amended (MLC, 2006) relates to tackling important issues such as seafarers' employment agreements (SEA), wages and repatriation process when a seafarer is held captive on or off a ship as a result of acts of piracy or armed robbery against ships.
22 October 2018
The shipping industry is on the verge of major changes requiring strong collaboration between ship builders, ship owners and classification societies, agreed the 70 plus participants of the 2018 Tripartite Forum held in Seoul, South Korea on 11 and 12 October.