The ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
Overall objectives of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006
To establish decent working and living conditions forallseafarers worldwide.
(1.2 million seafarers, estimated 69,000 ships)
To ensure that governments and ship owners arecommitted to establishing decent working and livingconditions for seafarers.
(Defines the roles and responsibilities –Ship Owners, FS, PS)
To put control and enforcement mechanisms in place toensure there is a level playing field.
(Certification scheme -MLC)