The International Maritime Employers' Council (IMEC) is the only international employers' organisation dedicated to maritime industrial relations. Established over fifty years ago, we operate from offices in Hampshire, UK and Manila in the Philippines and represent over 250 shipping companies located all over the world.Click here to view IMEC infographic Read More
IMEC members benefit from the normal work of the organisation and the flow of information and advice which result from it. In addition, IMEC negotiates with ITF on benefits which apply uniquely to IMEC members and members of the Joint Negotiating Group.
Seafarers desperately need governments to grant them exemptions from travel and transit restrictions. They need to be relieved by fresh crew.
Otherwise this number and the humanitarian disaster it represents will continue to grow.
We need action from states. #CrewChangeCrisis
Following a few cases of seafarers not adhering to the current MPA policy on safe crew changes, the Singaporean government has decided to re-tighten their policy. Read the full circular on our website: t.co/u4WTvu6ZfP
Lobbying efforts by the shipping industry continue this week as IMEC, along with industry associations, have co-signed letters to Prime Ministers of Holland, Belgium and Italy. The letters can be found here: t.co/4TUXiuGXeN