MLC 2006

Seahealth has a lot of knowlegde about MLC 2006 because we have followed the implementation from the beginning. We would like to help your shipping with informations and guidances about MLC 2006.


The history of MLC 2006

Read about how MLC 2006 was adopted, what the convention's main subjects are and which significance the ratification of MLC 2006 will have in EU and in Denmark.

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Danish implementation of MLC 2006

Read about which 7 Danish laws have been changed and when and how the changes enter into force. You can find links to the laws that have been changed or download the orders.

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Certification and FAQ

To document that shipboard conditions comply with the Convention’s rules on conditions for seafarers, Danish vessels of 500 GRT or more must have a certificate if they wish to call at ports in other countries

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SEAHEALTH’s role in implementing MLC 2006

SEAHEALTH contribute to the industry with relevant knowledge about the convention and have for specific topics in the convention also made working material and tools. In addition SEAHEALTH contributes to the implementation with professional knowledge on work environment in the of the shipping companies established working groups.

SEAHEALTH provides consultancy services to assist individual shipping companies in implementing the convention. Here we differentiate between:

1) General consultancy services, such as

2) Expertise on occupational health issues such as

 Maritime Occupational Safety and Health – MOSH Guidelines 2015

In March 2015, the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Governing Body approved the Guidelines on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH). These guidelines aim to assist flag states in their implementation of the ILO provisions from the Maritime Labour Convention in 2006 (MLC 2006). Read more.