Jabatan Laut Malaysia telah mengeluarkan notis (NPM8/2016) bagi pemakluman kepada pemilik kapal, syarikat perkapalan, badan klasifikasi dan persatuan pelaut melibatkan pindaan terhadap Peraturan-Peraturan Konvensyen Buruh Maritim 2006. Pindaan ini akan berkuatkuasa pada 1 Januari 2017.
The Marine Department of Malaysia issued a notice (MSN8/2016) regarding the amendments of Regulations of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006.The amendment will come into force on 1 January 2017. The international rules governing the minimum working and living rights for seafarers (the MLC) have been amended. The changes are known as the 2014 amendments. In summary, the 2014 Amendments update the existing provisions to ensure the welfare of seafarers if they are abandoned by a ship owner, make financial security compulsory for ship owners to cover the costs of maintaining and repatriating abandoned seafarers and expand the existing provisions on ship owners liability for sickness injury or death in service to ensure that contractual compensation is paid in full and without delay to the seafarer or their representative.