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REF NO.: 8

SUBJECT: Master mariners hosting maritime human resources seminar

DATE: Sept. 25

The Company of Master Mariners of Canada is holding its Fifth Annual Maritime Human Resource Solutions Seminar from September 26-27 in Hampton Hall at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road campus.
Thomas Hedderson, minister, Transportation and Works will provide welcoming remarks at 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, followed by keynote speaker Dr. George Politakis, International Labour Organization.
This two-day seminar will focus on Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 Compliance, with respect to crewing agencies, preparation and implementation challenges, seafarers’ welfare and maritime education and training.
For further information on the seminar, registration fees, travel and accommodations please visit the Company of Master Mariners of Canada website at

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