STCW Manila Amendments

The STCW Convention and the 2010 Manila amendments DBS has released today a new publication concerning the implementation of the 2010 Manila Amendments on the STCW Convention. As the closing of the transition period ending on January 1, 2017, this circular aims to remind  everyone for these major changes. Major revisions to the International Convention…

ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

What is the ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)? The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 or MLC, 2006 is an international labour Convention adopted by the International Labour Organization (ILO). It provides international standards for the world’s first genuinely global industry. Widely known as the “seafarers’ bill of rights,” the MLC, 2006 was adopted by…