NZ ratifies Maritime Labour Convention

On: 10 March 2016

New Zealand has ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, an international treaty adopted by the International Labour Organisation.

The Convention sets internationally agreed minimum standards to address the health, safety and welfare of seafarers in areas such as the provision of medical care, health and safety protection, accommodation facilities, food and water, repatriation, and conditions of employment.

Read the Ministerial press release

Read more about the Convention on the Ministry of Transport’s website

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