MLC 2006 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Sept 2012
These FAQs have been superseded by MLC 2006 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - November 2012
The MLC 2006 is a comprehensive international labour Convention that was adopted by the International Labour Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO), under article 19 of its Constitution, at a maritime session in February 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland. It sets out seafarers' rights to decent conditions of work and helps to create conditions of fair competition for shipowners. It is intended to be globally applicable, easily understandable, readily updatable and uniformly enforced.