More than five years have passed since the entry into force of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), which is now strictly enforced on a global basis and subject to Port State Control inspection. This ICS publication is the comprehensive and definitive guide to MLC compliance for anyone involved with the employment of seafarers, including shipping companies, ship managers and crewing agents. It is strongly recommended that a copy is carried on board every merchant ship. The revised third edition replaces the previous (2012) edition and:
The third edition is also accompanied by an electronic version with a search function plus additional useful material including the full and up-to-date MLC text.