Convention of the International Labour Organisation No. 163 on Seafarers' Welfare at Sea and in Port (Geneva, October 8, 1987)

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CONVENTION
OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION NO. 163 ON SEAFARERS' WELFARE AT SEA AND IN PORT
(Geneva, October 8, 1987)

The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,

Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Seventy-fourth Session on 24 September 1987, and

Recalling the provisions of the Seamen's Welfare in Ports Recommendation, 1936, and the Seafarers' Welfare Recommendation, 1970, and

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to seafarers' welfare at sea and in port which is the second item on the agenda of the session, and

Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention,

adopts this eighth day of October of the year one thousand nine hundred and eighty-seven the following Convention which may be cited as the Seafarers' Welfare Convention, 1987: