On-line meeting with Shenzhen MSA on the implementation of MLC 2006 深圳海事局《2006年海事勞工公約》履約事務線上交流研討會，23rd December 2020
The on-line meeting was organized by Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration. Representatives from HKSOA, Hong Kong Marine Department, Hong Kong Seamen’s Union, Huayang Maritime Centre and Shenzhen Hai Shun Shipping Company attended the meeting and reported on the progress of the implementation of MLC 2006 in China and Hong Kong SAR. The meeting discussed the crew change difficulties experienced by Chinese seafarers worldwide owing to the prevailing travel restrictions due to COVID-19, and the industry appeal for the priority use of vaccine for seafarers. The HKSOA gave an update of maritime education and training developments in Hong Kong.