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  • Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) February 16, 2016 Statement by Douglas B. Stevenson, Esq. at the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185) More...
  • MLC Amendments to Protect Seafarers April 28, 2014 SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson joined a delegation of Christian seafarer welfare organizations to participate in an international review of legislation safeguarding seafarers from abandonment and other More...

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