The committee undertook a review of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Minimum Wage for an Able Seafarer (AB) provided for in Code B of the Maritime Labour Convention (also known as the MLC) 2006 (as amended).
The decision was to update the minimum wage for an able seafarer by USD 27 over the next three years, an increase of 4.5% on the current rate of USD 614.
The increase will be implemented as follows:
1st July 2019 - increase of USD 4
1st January 2020 - increase of USD 7
1st January 2021 - increase of USD 16
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