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Fair Treatment of Seafarers

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Fair Treatment of Seafarers

Chairperson

Olivia Hamer
Ince & Co LLP
International House
1 St. Katharine’s Way
London EC1W 1AY
United kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0)20 7481 0010
Email: olivia.hamer@incelaw.com



Members

Giorgio Berlingieri
Italian Maritime Law Association
Via Roma 10
16121 Genoa
Italy
Tel: +39 010 586441
Email: presidenza@aidim.org 

Michael Chalos
O'Connor & Duffy
366 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050
U.S.A.
Tel: +1 516-767-3600
Email: mchalos@codus-law.com

David Hebden
Legal Consultant Master Mariner
Marine Casualty Surveyors
Meliora Bowesden Lane
Shorne, Kent
DA12 3LA
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 (0)1474 82 2591
Email: davidhebden@btinternet.com  

Linda HOWLETT [UK]

Kim Jefferies
Senior Claims Adviser, Lawyer 
Gard AS
Kittelsbuktvieien 31
No – 4836 Arendal
P.O. Box 789 Stoa
Norway 
Tel: + 47 37 01 92 90  
Email: kim.jefferies@gard.no   

Kiran Khosla 
Director, Legal Affairs
International Chamber of Shipping
12 Carthusian Street,
London EC1M 6EZ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7417 2863
Email: kiran.khosla@marisec.org  

Kate LEWINS [Australia]

Prof. Proshanto Mukherjee
The World Maritime University
Sweden
Email: pkm@wmu.se  

Mrs. Natalie Shaw
FCIPD FRSA
Director Employment Affairs
International Chamber of Shipping
38 St Mary Axe
London EC3A 8BH
United Kingdom
Tel:    +44 (0)20 7090 1466
Mobile: +44 (0)7973558848
Email:  Natalie.Shaw@ics-shipping.org



MANDATE

The IWG on Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Incident has a broad mandate including inter alia: the review of relevant rules (such as under UNCLOS and MARPOL) and guidelines relevant to fair treatment issues;  the preparation of pertinent submissions to the IMO Legal Committee or other relevant organisations and the monitoring and encouragement of recognition of and adherence to the IMO Guidelines on Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Accident. 


UPCOMING MEETINGS

  • TO BE CONFIRMED 

PAST MEETINGS

  • 12 May 2005 (Ince & Co, London)
  • 13 July 2016 (Ince & Co LLP, London) – Briefing meeting
  • 07 September 2016, British Library, London – Pandemic Response

DOCUMENTS PRODUCED

  • CMI International Working Group on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers -  Questionnaire  -  Summary of responses.  
    Please click here: Fair Treatment CMI Summary Final Version.pdf

  • Submission made on behalf of the Comité Maritime International and Co–sponsors for the 97th Session of the IMO Legal Committee (November 2010). This relates to the apparent failure of certain States to comply with the Guidelines on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Accident as well as with their binding treaty obligations under International Law (notably Article 230 of UNCLOS 1982).
    Please click here: CMI Submissions to the IMO Legal Committee Leg 97 - Final as submitted 29 Sept 10 DOC.pdf


DOCUMENTS OF INTEREST

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS and CURRENT PROJECTS

IWG on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers Speaking at the CMI Annual Conference (Beijing, October 2012 – Giorgio Berlingieri standing in for Olivia Murray).

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PANDEMIC RESPONSE (subgroup)

Chairman

Paul GILL, Dillon Eustace, Solicitors, 33 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2.
Tel.: +353 1 667.0022
Fax: +353 1 667.0022
E-mail: paul.gill@dilloneustace.ie

Documents produced

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MARITIME LAW & REFUGEE MIGRATION AT SEA (SUBGROUP)

CHAIRMAN

John E. HARE, The Crow's Nest, 10 Duignam Road, Kalk Bay 7975, Cape Town, South Africa
Mobile: +27 82 3333 565
Fax: +27 866 713 849
Email: john.hare@uct.ac.za