MLC 2006

MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION, 2006

We are fully compliant with the requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 and will only partner with cruise lines and concessionaires who demonstrate the same commitment. 

FEES

We never charge fees to our candidates for our seafarer recruitment & placement services 

CONTRACTS

We inform candidates of their rights and duties prior to, or in the process of engagement and ensure they have sufficient time to examine their employment agreements before and after they are signed 

EXPLOITATION

We maintain procedures to ensure that seafarers are not subject to exploitation with regards to any offer of employment

QUALIFICATIONS

We verify that candidates are suitably qualified and hold the necessary documents for the job concerned 

MINIMUM AGE

No person under the age of 16 (or below the minimum age specified by the vessel’s Flag State) shall be employed or engaged to work on a ship 

ABANDONMENT

We ensure, as far as practicable, that the shipowner has the means to protect the seafarer from being stranded in a foreign port 

BLACKLISTING

We never use means, mechanisms or lists to prevent or deter candidates from gaining employment for which they are qualified 

COMPLAINTS

We examine and respond to any complaint we may receive concerning our activities and escalate where necessary to the competent authority 

SEAFARER RECORDS

We maintain registers of all the seafarers we recruit or place 

PROTECTION

We establish a system of protection to compensate seafarers for monetary loss that they may incur in the unlikely event that a shipowner fails to meet its obligations as per their employment of agreement 

Although we do not currently extend our recruitment and placement services to culinary staff, it’s important to note that no person under the age of 18 years is permitted to be employed or engaged to work as a ship’s cook. 

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