MGN 583 ILO work in fishing convention, fishermans work agreements

Fishermen working on a fishing vessel engaged in commercial operations, must have a fisherman’s work agreement (FWA), setting out their terms and conditions.


MGN 583 (F) ILO work in fishing convention fishermens work agreements (FWAs)

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This notice should be read with the merchant shipping (work in fishing convention) regulations 2018.

Notice to

  • fishing vessel owners
  • operators and managers
  • employers of fishermen
  • skippers
  • officers and fishermen on fishing vessels
Published 4 December 2018