Circular 2016- 002(rev 1) Maritime Labour Convention (2006) Financial Security Requirements

This Circular gives information and guidance to Companies, Ships and Authorised Recognised Organisations (ROs) of Antigua and Barbuda flagged ships on the 2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention (2006) (MLC) enter into force on 18th January, 2017 . The most significant changes being to Standard A2.5.2 –financial security in the event of abandonment of a seafarer and Standard A4.2 – financial security in case of a contractual claim which relates to death or long-term disability of seafarers due to an occupational injury, illness or hazard.

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