Web alert: Updated list of MLC States that have confirmed an IG club certificate of entry will evidence financial security.
News & Insights 15 August 2013
Further to our web alerts of 24 May and 11 June and 18 July 2013 concerning the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention
Further to our web alerts of 24 May and 11 June and 18 July 2013 concerning the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention, the list of member states who have confirmed that an IG Club certificate of entry should be acceptable evidence of a shipowners’ financial security is now up to 31:
2. Antigua & Barbuda
6. Cayman Islands (have agreed to accept C of E, but the Convention has not been extended)
10. Isle of Man (in force from 20/8/13 following UK’s ratification on 7 August)
15. Marshall Islands
22. Russia (C of E is acceptable unless we are advised to the contrary)
27. St Kitts & Nevis
28. St Vincent & Grenadines
31. UK (UK ratified on 7 August)
The IG continue to hold a dialogue with other member states but many of them are still in the process of implementing their national legislation through their respective legislative systems and as such the accompanying policies and guidelines have yet to be finalised and published.
We shall continue to update this list as appropriate.