Resources for Seafarers

Seafarers' Rights

MLC - Maritime Labour Convention 2006 - (Entry into force: 20 August 2013)  On 23 February 2006, the 94th International Labour Conference (Maritime) adopted the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which sets out the conditions for decent work in the global maritime sector.  

International Labour Standards on Seafarers from the International Labour Organization (ILO), provides information on relevant ILO instruments.

Center for Seafarers' Rights (CSR) provides professional legal services for seafarers around the globe.

Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) aims to raise the profile, awareness, implementation and accountability for human rights protections throughout the maritime industry.

International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF Seafarers) provide background information on the Maritime Labour Convention MLC, answer  questions about additional basic rights for seafarers and provide information resources for seafarers worldwide.

Seafarers' Rights International (SRI) is an independent centre dedicated to advancing seafarers’ interests through research, education and training in the law concerning seafarers.