More than ten years have passed since the entry into force of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), which is now strictly enforced on a global basis and subject to Port State Control inspection. Since then, regular tripartite meetings have been held between the parties, Shipowners, Governments and Unions, led by the ILO. From NUME Odd Rune Malterud participate on this meetings and here are the 2022 updates, which will enter into force in December 2024, covering:

• Appropriately-sized personal protective equipment;
• Drinking water quality;
• Repatriation of abandoned seafarers;
• Repatriation of deceased seafarers;
• Medical care;
• Social connectivity;
• Information on rights concerning compensation; and
• Recording and reporting of deaths

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