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Seafarers' Advisory Board (SAB)
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Meetings of SAB

Date of Meeting Agenda (PDF) Papers (PDF) Minutes (PDF)
6 July 2018
(2016-18 term)
View 2/2018
Annex 1 , Annex 2
Circulated on 14 September 2017 - 1/2017
Annex 1


Deputy Director of Marine (1)(Chairman)
Representative from seafarers' organisation
Mr. AU YEUNG Kam-leung Amalgamated Union of Seafarers, Hong Kong
Mr. CHOI Leung-pei Hong Kong Seamen’s Union
Mr. CHUNG Tung-tong Merchant Navy Officers’ Guild
Representative from employers' organisation
Capt. Vinay SINGH* Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd
Capt. Vikrant Singh GUSAIN* China Merchants Energy Shipping Co Ltd
Capt. ZHAO Yao-ming Fleet Management Ltd
Assistant Commissioner for Labour (Labour Department)
Superintendent of Mercantile Marine Office (Marine Department)
Executive Officer (Shipping & Multi-lateral Policy)1 (Secretary)

(1) For all appointments except (*), they will be effective for the period from 2 September 2018 to 1 September 2020; and
(2) (*) Will be effective for the period from 16 August 2019 to 1 September 2020.

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 Grace KWOK, EO(SMP)1 (Tel 2852-3067 Fax 2545-0556)