New obligations under MLC 2006 require shipowners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability.
Exhibition charts 50 years of Government and industry working together to address risk of oil pollution from ships.
Jeddah Amendment to Djibouti Code of Conduct widens scope to human trafficking, IUU fishing and other illicit maritime activities.
Including international shipping in European system could undermine global efforts.
The mandatory Polar Code, for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, enters into force on 1 January 2017.