Professional Development update: The German Seaman’s Mission will hold Advanced MLC Training at Bremerhaven 13th-17th June 2016 .Imrpoving knowledge of the Martime Labour Convention is goal of the special Training Event.This training will use case studies and examples from the practice of port based welfare providers for learning about the the MLC 2006.
At this time ICMA learn of the announcement that the International Transport Workers Fedaration (ITF) are to work with Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) to review the effectiveness of the MLC 2006. A recent PRESS RELEASE from Seafarers Rights’ International stated: “As the third anniversary of the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) approaches, Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) is embarking on a comprehensive study on the effectiveness of the Convention. The study has been commissioned by the International Transport Workers’ Federation. It will be an in-depth and independent study into both the implementation and the enforcement of the Convention.”
Richard Kilgour. General Secretary ICMA