MLC Inspector


MLC, 2006 has been described as the fourth pillar of international shipping regulations along with SOLAS, MARPOL, and STCW.
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006) came into force in 2013 and every ship and ship owner has to comply with it.
This ILO MLC 2006 online training course is aimed at all those who may be involved in the creation, implementation and verifiation of policies and procedures required for compliance with the ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 requirements and application. You will benefit from an understanding of the maritime working and living conditions, including technical and operational aspects covered by the MLC, 2006.

Topic Covered:

  • Implement and identify the requirements of the MLC 2006
  • Understand how and why the MLC 2006 is applied, criteria and standards needed to perform a MLC 2006 inspection
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of the inspectors, shipowners, flag administrations and seafarers
  • content of the convention and its implementation onboard
  • how to conduct a review of the DMLC (Part I and Part II) in relation to the MLC, 2006 requirements
  • Introduction to dealing with seafarers complaints
  • Conducting inspections under MLC 2006
  • Latest amendments of the convention

What will you learn?

  • discuss the technical and operational aspects of the MLC and how it relates to marine working and living conditions
  • demonstrate the procedures for onboard verification in accordance with the MLC, 2006 and national requirements
  • summarize and interpret the requirements contained with the convention
  • summarize the national legislation, international guidelines and standards relevant to MLC, 2006 requirements
  • demonstrate the procedure for dealing with crew complaints in accordance with the MLC, 2006.

Target Audience:


This training course is of value to everyone whose duties involve matters of safety, maintenance and quality aspects and for the operations of ships, as well as other marine industry stakeholders. Attendees should be ship managers, personnel/crew managers, technical superintendents, designated persons, masters and ships officers.


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