What is MLC?
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), according to the ILO or International Labour Organisation, provides a broad perspective on the seafarer’s rights and fortification at work. The maritime regulation will finally enter into force on August 20th, 2013.
Nearly 1.2 million seafarers are affected by the terms and conditions of this human rights act, which lays down a set of regulations for protection at work, living conditions, employment, health, social security and similar related issues.
On the basis of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), the Seafarer’s Employment Contracts are implemented and mandated against nullifying the present employment contracts.
MLC is similar to the other statutory certifications such as ISM and ISPS onboard ships and the certificate has 5 years of validity with interim, initial, and intermediate surveys.
Why this License is Required?
To ensure comprehensive worldwide protection of the rights of seafarers rights; To establish a level playing field for countries and shipowners committed to providing decent working and living conditions for seafarers, protecting them from unfair competition from substandard ships.
Who can get a MLC License?
Crew Manning Agency
Document Required for MLC License
Role of Shamkris and Process of MLC License
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.
The License process described below: