MLC 2006 – Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

MLC 2006contains various minimum rules with respect to for example hours of rest, length of tours of duty, the right to repatriation, medical help, welfare and occupational health, and for wages to be paid monthly. MLC 2006 also includes requirements for seafarers to have schemes providing for them financially with pensions, maternity/paternity leave and in the event of sickness, industrial injury, etc.