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According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), 30 countries have ratified the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006), which was entered into force on 20th August 2013.
MSR is prepared to perform inspections and certification as required by MLC 2006, as a Recognized Organization authorized by Flag States.
The Convention requirements cover such areas as conditions of employment, health, medical care, welfare, social security, accommodation, recreation facilities, food and catering.
The Definition of Ship-owner as per the convention:
The owner of the ship or any other organization or person, such as the manager, agent or bareboat charterer, who has assumed the responsibility for the operation of the ship from the owner and who, on assuming such responsibility, has agreed to take over the duties and responsibilities imposed on ship-owners in accordance with the Convention.
The MLC, 2006 applies to all ships engaged in commercial activities, whether privately or publicly owned. However, it does not apply to ships that navigate inland waters where port regulations apply, or ships engaged in fishing or similar.
The certification of MLC, 2006 applies to ships of:
(1) 500 GRT or over, engaged in international voyages, and
(2) 500 GRT or over, flying the flag of a member state and operating in another country from a port, or between ports.
Ships may be detained on MLC 2006 related issues.