Philippines completes cast of 30 ratifying the Maritime Labour Convention

On 13 August 2012 the Senate of the Philippines unanimously passed Resolution No. 829 resulting in the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006).

With twenty two (22) Senators voting in favour, none against and no abstentions, the instrument of ratification will now be immediately sent and lodged by the Department of Foreign Affairs with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland.

To view the Filipino Shipowners Association’s press release in full, please click here.

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