Information Notice 2016-005 The 2014 Amendments to Maritime Labour Convention (2006)

Further to information notice 2015-008

The 2014 amendments to MLC (2006) come into force on 18th January, 2017 with the most significant changes being to Standard A2.5.2 – Financial security in event of abandonment of a seafarer and Standard A.4.2 – Financial security in case of “contractual claim” which relates to death or long-term disability of seafarers due to an occupational injury, illness or hazard. For ease of reference the text of these changes is contained in Annex 1 to this notice.

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