Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976

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ILO Convention
C147
Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976
Date of adoption October 29, 1976
Date in force November 28, 1981
Classification Seafarers
Subject Seafarers
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Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1976, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to substandard vessels, particularly those registered under flags of convenience,...

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 56 states. Of these ratifying states, 21 have subsequently denounced the convention.

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