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  • 23 July 2014

    Ireland and Belize have ratified International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006. This means that from July 8, 2015 and July 21, 2015, Belize and Ireland respectively will be parties to the Convention and will implement the requirements contained therein, both for ships sailing under their flags, and for international ships calling at their ports.   […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ILO Maritime Labor Convention will enter into force on 20 August, 2013.The convention applies to all ships other than warships, naval auxiliaries, fishing vessels, vessels of traditional build such as dhows and junks and vessels operating solely in inland or sheltered waters. Ships of 500 gt or over, engaged on international voyages, and ships […]

  • 22 February 2019

    The Netherlands ratifies IMO ship recycling convention.

  • 23 December 2014

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the reconsideration by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) of its position towards the ratification by Governments of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (BWM Convention). Earlier this month ICS stated that it will “no longer actively discourage those governments that […]

  • 3 December 2013

    Greek Parliament ratified the Host Government Agreement it signed with the Trans Adriatic Pipeline earlier in June this year. The HGA sets out the framework by which the project will be realized and operated on Greek territory. This includes processes related to land easement and acquisition, the implementation of technical, safety, environmental and social standards […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Among several provisions, the convention will place financial responsibility for the removal of certain hazardous wrecks on shipowners, […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that members of the New Orleans Metal Trades Council (NOMTC) and the Metal Trades Department (MTD) approved a new collective bargaining agreement with the company’s Avondale subsidiary. “We are pleased with the ratification of the collective bargaining agreement by members of the Metal Trades Council,” said Chris Kastner, HII’s corporate […]

  • 25 June 2009

    The rejection of the European Shippers Council of the Rotterdam Rules is not shared by the Dutch and American shippers. The American NIT reproaches the ESC ‘lack of insight’ in the new system which is taken all things together in fact more favourable to shippers. The Dutch EVO does not agree with the negative conclusion […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Ministerial meeting of the International Energy Forum (IEF) will be held in Riyadh Saudi Arabia on 22 February 2011 to ratify new statute. According to the report of the public relations of the NIGC, the meeting aims not only to revise current statute in order to adapt with new changes but also plans to […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The European Commission (EC) has presented a proposal for the European Union to ratify the Paris Agreement, the world’s first universal, legally binding deal to tackle climate change.

  • 6 August 2012

    The Republic of Indonesia has formally notified IMO of its intention to ratify the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Convention), Annexes III, IV, V and VI, and the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR). Mr. E.E. Mangindaan, Minister for Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia, told IMO Secretary-General […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In May 2013 the Port State Control Committee has adopted amendments to the Memorandum to include the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) as relevant instrument of the Paris MoU. Thus making the MLC requirements officially subject to port State control, including the possibility for more detailed inspections, expanded inspections and the possibility of detention in […]

  • 22 January 2018

    Myanmar has ratified International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BUNKER). 

  • 28 August 2012

    The Republic of Indonesia has formally acceded to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Convention), Annexes III, IV, V and VI, and the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR Convention). His Excellency Mr. T. M. Hamzah Thayeb, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom and Republic of […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    InterManager, the international association of in-house and third party ship managers, is calling on flag States to exercise tolerance and flexibility in the weeks and months following the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention. A poll of its member companies shows that InterManager members are ready to meet the needs and demands of […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Last week, the Government of France deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention, which sets out decent working and living conditions for seafarers while creating conditions […]

  • 26 March 2013

    On March 25, 2013 the Albanian Parliament unanimously ratified the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Albania, Italy and Greece on the construction and operation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project. Signed in Athens on February 13, 2013, the tri-lateral IGA confirmed the three host countries’ support for TAP and their cooperation for the project’s timely […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Human Capital

    The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) will enter into force internationally on 20 August 2013. This is a new international convention which will be the ‘fourth pillar’ of the international regulatory regime for quality shipping, sitting alongside the MARPOL, STCW and SOLAS conventions. The aim of the MLC is to ensure that all seafarers globally (of […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    All of Algoma’s domestic dry-bulk collective agreements have been ratified.

  • 25 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    July 20, Sweden has signed the ‘Rotterdam Rules’ as 24th country. Spain has ratified as well. The UN convention will take effect one year after 20 countries have ratified. So far did sign: Armenia, Cameroon, Congo, Denmark, France, Gabon, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Senegal, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Togo […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    At the 103rd International Labour Conference, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has, with a staggering majority, adopted new provisions on the protection of abandoned seafarers and seafarers who have been injured in occupational accidents, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) said in a release. The new regulations are, inter alia, intended to ensure financial security when […]

  • 13 June 2016

    IMO’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention is a step away from being ratified after Peru acceded to it, which brings the number of states having accepted the convention to 51, representing 34.87 percent of the world’s merchant fleet tonnage.  Ambassador of Peru to the United Kingdom, Claudio de la Puente Ribeyro, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack […]