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  • 10 June 2010

    Costamare Shipping supplements its safety, quality and environmental management system with the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). The requirements of the MLC 2006 have been successfully implemented onboard their MV COSCO NINGBO. The MLC 2006 has been introduced by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). All vessels of 500 GT or above on international voyages […]

  • 26 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has attested to the compliance of “Jebsens Maritime, Inc.” and “Selandia Crew Management Philippines Inc.” with the recruitment and placement requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006). The attestation certifies that the two companies conform to the standards set forth in Regulation 1.4 of the MLC 2006. The certificates were […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    As the date of entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) rapidly approaches, shipowners, managers, crewing agencies and seafarers are starting to familiarise themselves with the new requirements. With some 55,000 seagoing vessels requiring certification of compliance and the regulations impacting on every level of an organisation, this preparation is a […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)  has welcomed new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) provisions on crew abandonment that come into force on Wednesday, January 18. Under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), ship owners must have insurance to assist the seafarers on board vessels if they are abandoned. All ships, to which the convention applies, […]

  • 10 March 2010

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands extends the scope of Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) authorization as Recognized Organization to carry out inspections and issue certificates under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006). GL offers ship owners, managers and yards a comprehensive ILO certification package in order to meet the requirements and speed up the issuing […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Columbia Shipmanagement’s (CSM) “Cape Mayor” has received a “Maritime Labour Statement of Compliance” from Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The classification society thus confirmed that the working and living conditions of the 20-strong crew on the container ship meet the requirements of the incoming ILO Maritime Labour Convention. CSM is part of Schoeller Holding and with over […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK announced that it certified the Ho Chi Minh-based Southern Crewmanning Center (SCC), in accordance with the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). This is the first Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SRPS) certification that ClassNK has issued in Vietnam. MLC 2006 is a new international convention adopted by the International Labour […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The Government of Finland and Greece became the 33rd and 34th International Labour Office ILO member State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). The landmark Convention sets out decent working and living conditions for seafarers as well as fair competition for ship-owners. The MLC, 2006 will enter into force on August 20, […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Olympic Shipping AS informed that all vessels in the company’s fleet have been audited and obtained MLC2006 certificate within the limit of Aug. 20th 2013. The ILO’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 provides comprehensive rights and protection at work for the world’s more than 1.2 million seafarers. The Convention aims to achieve both decent work […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Algeria recently became the 79th Member State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) with the International Labour Organization (ILO). The government of Algeria deposited the instrument of ratification of the MLC, 2006 in late July, marking another step towards worldwide ratification. The MLC, 2006 consolidates and revises the majority of the maritime labour […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

      A seafarer’s right for safe and secure workplace, fair terms of employment, decent working conditions and medical care will finally be established as the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC 2006) is set to be implemented in a year’s time. The ratification by Russia and the Philippines completed the 30 International Labor Organization (ILO) – […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Allseas Marine S.A. was presented with Maritime Labour Statements of Compliance by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for the vessels “Calm Seas”, “Kind Seas” and “Pearl Seas”. The certificates were presented to Michael Bodouroglou, Managing Director of the Allseas Marine by Oliver Darley, Vice President and Global Head of Systems Certification at GL and Athanasios Reisopoulos, Vice […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    NYK-Fil Ship Management Inc., an NYK Group company, has obtained certification from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) as an institution that meets the requirements of regulation 1.4 (recruitment and placement) of the International Labor Organization’s Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC 2006).Regulation 1.4 of MLC 2006 mandates that each member that operates a public seafarer recruitment and […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The entry into force of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) in August 2013 will for the first time set out regulations specifying the need to maintain high quality drinking water standards onboard ship which protect crew from waterborne health risks. In response, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has launched the Nalfleet Potable Water Test Kit, […]

  • 5 June 2008

    Lloyd’s Register has developed a voluntary assessment programme, designed to support the practical implementation of the forthcoming ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) on new and existing ships. Not yet mandatory, the MLC, a significant development in international shipping described as a ‘bill of rights’ for maritime labour, is expected to come into force by […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The recent announcement of Sweden’s ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) means that only two International Labour Organisations member ratifications are required before the Convention’s entry into force. With only twelve months between final ratification by the 30th ILO member and the Convention coming into effect, ship owners, operators and manning agencies […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Last week, the Government of France deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention, which sets out decent working and living conditions for seafarers while creating conditions […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ninety-four per cent of qualifying Liberian-flag ships have achieved successful Maritime Labour Convention 2006 compliance, just one week after the convention entered force, putting Liberia far ahead of any other international ship registry. MLC 2006 certification is a multi-step process. The first step involves the issuing of a Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance (DMLC) Part […]

  • 12 February 2009

    Panama as the fourth and Norway as the fifth flag state have now ratified the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). The convention comes into force when both a minimum of 33 % of the world’s gross tonnage as well as 30 states have ratified MLC. Liberia, Marshall Islands and Bahamas had already ratified the […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus has launched a Seafarer Assistance Card scheme to enable seafarers to check for cover and provide timely notification of claims under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006). The cards are personal to the seafarer and are issued by the crewing company when seafarers take up their first position at sea. […]

  • 27 August 2013

    The “fourth pillar” of maritime regulation – the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) – is now in place and along with high hopes for trouble-free implementation, will be soon making its mark. Will it really make a difference? It is worth noting the level of consensus between the parties, which worked hard to modernise and rationalise […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Novoship tanker NS Columbus became the first Sovcomflot Group vessel to receive a certificate of compliance with the International Labour Organisation’s 2006 Maritime Labour Convention (MLC-2006). On 21 February, 2013, the Aframax crude oil tanker NS Columbus underwent an inspection by the Maritime Authority and was declared to be in full compliance with the regulations […]