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Seafarers' Advisory Board (SAB)
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Meetings of SAB

Date of Meeting Agenda (PDF) Papers (PDF) Minutes (PDF)
Circulated on 14 September 2017 - 1/2017
Annex 1


Director of Marine(Chairman)
Mr. CHOI Leung-pei (Representing Hong Kong Seamen’s Union )
Mrs. LUK FUNG Yim-to (Representing Hong Kong Shipowners Association)
Mr. Kottayil Narayan MENON (Representing Hong Kong Shipowners Association)
Ms. WONG Shun-kwan (Representing Merchant Navy Officers’ Guild – Hong Kong)
Mr. LAI Ming-hong (Representing Amalgamated Union of Seafarers, Hong Kong)
Mr. PONG Wai-yan, Louis (Representing Employers’ Federation of Hong Kong)
Assistant Commissioner for Labour (Labour Department)
Superintendent of Mercantile Marine Office (Marine Department)
Executive Officer/Shipping & Multi-lateral Policy Division(1) (Secretary)

* For the period from 2 September 2016 to 1 September 2018.

Terms of Reference

To establish a tripartite representation of government and representatives of seafarers' and employers' organizations to advise the Authority on all matters with respect to which it is consulted by the Authority relevant to the Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) Ordinance (Cap 478) with particular reference to the following:
  • Specification of the exempted categories of seafarers.

  • Registration of a seafarer who has been convicted of an offence which would be grounds for the removal or suspension of his name from the Register.

  • Specification of the alteration of a seafarer's rating.

  • Direction to an application from a seafarer for his name to be restored to the Register.

  • Medical examinations of a seafarer's fitness for employment in ships.

  • Method for mustering registered seafarers.

  • Appointment of a committee to investigate any matter in accordance with the terms of reference specified by the Board.

Miss Jennifer LAM, EO/S&MPD(1) (Tel 2852-3067 Fax 2545-0556)