The MLC establishes minimum requirements for almost all aspects of working conditions for seafarers including conditions of employment, hours of work and rest, accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering, health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection.
Two years ago we wrote our first guide to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). This guide was intended to be a comprehensive summary of the MLC (a 110 page document) and how it would affect superyachts once it was ratified. We believe we achieved our objective as it proved to be extremely popular within the industry and we distributed several thousand copies. It was also very well received by the press, a leading industry publication called it: “…the first digestible guide to the MLC which will help the initiated and uninitiated alike through the major impacts…”.