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Web alert: Updated list of MLC States that have confirmed an IG club certificate of entry will evidence financial security
News & Insights 17 July 2013
Further to our web alerts of 24 May and 11 June 2013 concerning the entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention
Further to our web alerts of 24 May and 11 June 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 24:
1. Antigua & Barbuda
11. Marshall Islands
13. Philippines (awaiting written confirmation but verbal agreement received)
16. Russia (C of E is acceptable unless we are advised to the contrary)
21. St Kitts & Nevis
22. St Vincent & Grenadines
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.