Advanced Workshop on the Maritime Labour Convention

Short Description/Aims

The workshop is designed for those who already have a basic understanding of the MLC 2006 and the various maritime labour issues facing the maritime industry in the advent of the convention’s entry into force. This workshop will rely on the extensive use of group exercises in order to familiarize participants with the ILO’s guidelines for port State control officers as well as flag State surveyors carrying out inspections under the MLC2006. This workshop is useful also for shipowners, seafarers, and all other entities with an interest in the more detailed issues relating to the implementation and enforcement of the MLC 2006.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain:

  • The issues with implementing MLC 2006
  • Identify the extent of implementation issues and ways to overcome these issues
  • Clarify inspection and certification of vessels for compliance with MLC 2006

Course Outline

  • Flag State Inspection and certification processes
  • Guidelines for flag State inspections under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
  • Port State Control
  • Guidelines for port State control officers carrying out inspections under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
  • Best practices in MLC-related flag State and port State inspections

Teaching & Learning Methods

  • Lectures
  • Case studies
  • Group work

Who should attend

This workshop is typically designed for flag State surveyors as well as port State control officers. Nevertheless, it is useful also for shipowners, marine superintendents, seafarers, and all other individuals with an interest in the more detailed issues relating to the implementation and enforcement of the MLC 2006.

Course length

3 days

EC Credit

1.5 EC

Mode of Delivery

Customized