The National Contingency Plan (NCP) for Marine Pollution aims to establish preparedness and response measures pollution incidents by local and national mechanism as well as in coordination with other countries in combating major incidents or threats of marine pollution.
This Seminar will focus on the consultation on the NCP that has been drafted by the National Task Force (NTF) and is under translation process.
The programme includes the explanation on the whole features of National Contingency Plan as well as stakeholder consultation workshop on the draft NCP. After the workshop, the NCP will be translated into national language and, then submit to the Attorney General Office through Ministry.
Therefore, National Consultation Seminar on National Contingency Plan for Marine pollution will be held from 15 to 16 November, 2018 at Yangon. This Seminar is jointly organized by the Department of Marine Administration, Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA).
Myanmar Port State Control
Seafarer on-shore complaints and reporting system
(In accordance with Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) regulation 5.2.2)
Seafarer visited to Myanmar Ports can use this form to lodge a complaint under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) regulation 5.2.2.
Submitting the form
Attachment (Download Link)
Email your completed form (Download: Onshore Complaint Form ) to firstname.lastname@example.org (OR) You can also submit an online complaint form. Please do not submit both.
Onboard and onshore complaints procedure
- A complaint by a seafarer alleging a breach of the requirements of the MLC, 2006 (including seafarers’ rights), can be made to Myanmar Port State Control at which the seafarer’s ship has called in any of Ports in Myanmar.(accordance with Standard A5.2.2).
- Appropriate steps must be taken to safeguard the confidentiality ofthese complaints (Standard A5.2.2, paragraph 7) and the receipt of the complaint should be recordedby Myanmar Port State Control.
- All vessels must have an onboard complaint procedure for seafarers but it is recognized that it may not always be appropriate for a seafarer to use the onboard complaint procedure or the complaint may not be able to be resolved at the shipboard level.In this case, Ships visited to Myanmar Ports can make complaints directly to Myanmar Port State Controlwhich directly involved in the welfare of seafarers, and no action can be taken against a seafarer who has made a complaint.
As soon as Myanmar PSC receives a complaint, the followings will be undertaken step by step:
Myanmar Maritime Police Force
Hot Line (24 Hour): +95 1 555006, +95 9 426564152
The Sixth Seminar for PSCOs on Port State Control in the Indian Ocean MOU region will be held from 10 to 14 September, 2018 at Yangon. This Seminar is jointly organized by the Department of Marine Administration, Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Indian Ocean MOU on port State control.