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SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation More...
  • Maritime Labour Convention’s Big Day August 20, 2013 Tuesday, August 20 marks the coming into force of the historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, a milestone in maritime history. More...
  • Workshops Answer Questions about MLC, 2006 June 26, 2013 Intern Ryann Hall accompanied the Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights to direct workshops exploring the implications of an important convention that impacts seafarers’ rights and More...

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