Ten Most Frequently MLC, 2006 Deficiencies Observed

This is the analysis of all deficiencies informed by inspectors during the initial inspections of vessels carried out from March to June 2013 according to MLC, 2006 requirements.

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Shipping Urged to Check Security Plans

In the wake of an attempted terrorist attack on a vessel transiting the Suez Canal, and as evidence emerges of threats to vessels in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has stressed the need for shipping companies to urgently check that ship security plans are in place, are workable and fit for purpose.

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DOLE-NCR Opens Hotline for MLC, 2006

Seafarers, ship owners, maritime stakeholders, and even the general public who would like to know more about the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, or who have queries on its implementation, can now use the hotline of the DOLE-National Capital Region which it has opened specifically for the MLC, 2006.

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BIMCO: Professionalism The Key to MLC 2006 Success

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?

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