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1 Maritime Labor Convention - MLC 2006 Implementation progress achieved and next steps Joakim Birgander BSc Marine Engineering Senior Marine Representative Sweden Manager, Nordic Area Marine Management Systems Lloyd's Register EMEA November

2 Presentation for Skibsteknisk Selskab November 4th, Copenhagen

3 Agenda Majority of identified deficiencies PSC & MLC Future legislation from IMO/ILO

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5 Herning Tankers A/S - Bitten Theresa First ISPS Certificate in the world? - July 2003

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7 ILO and MLC 2006 Adopted 2006 Ratification criteria achieved 20 August 12 months for implementation/certification

8 Certification process Road map towards compliance and certification Ratification Enter into force On-going compliance Draw up DMLC Part II Ship s certification Trial inspection Gap analysis Briefing & Training 20 August DMLC Part I finalised by flag Finalize DMLC Part II 20 August 2-3 years later Review of DMLC II at office

9 November December January February October March September April 20 August 4000 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 52 weeks to go August /13 July June May 0.25 inspections/week/inspector

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11 November December January February October March 14 January September April 150 vessels done 3850 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 36 weeks to go August July June May 0.45 inspections/week/inspector

12 ILO and MLC Ratifications on 14 January Antigua and Barbuda Australia Bahamas Benin Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Canada Croatia Cyprus Denmark Finland Gabon Greece Kiribati Latvia Liberia Luxembourg Marshall Islands Morocco Netherlands Norway Palau Panama Philippines Poland Russian Federation Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Singapore South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Togo Tuvalu

13 Status of DMLC Part I 5 Finalised on 14 January Bahamas Cyprus Liberia Marshall Islands The Netherlands

14 Status of DMLC Part I Draft - on 14 January Denmark Hong Kong Panama Singapore

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16 November December January February October March 1 April September April 500 vessels done 3500 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 20 weeks to go August July June May 0.75 inspections/week/inspector

17 April DMLC Part I completed Delegation to RO s defined

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19 November December January February October March 1 June September April 1600 vessels done 2400 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 11 weeks to go August July June May 0.9 inspections/week/inspector

20 April Presenting a DMLC Part II????? Minimum age (Reg. 1.1) E.g: Xxxxx Management does not employ Seafarers under the age of 18; The personnel Shipboard Department Management is responsible for ensuring compliance with Company's minimum age requirements; The senior Shipboard Management is responsible for ensuring verification with this requirement upon the seafarer boarding; Flag State Documents as referred to within DMLC part 1 are reviewed and available both in the office ashore and electronically onboard vessel; Compliance is verified through internal audits and inspections. Et cetera. Reference to the shipboard Operations manual e.g Crew management and Care

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22 November December January February October March 1 July September April 2600 vessels done 1400 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 7 weeks to go August July June May 0.8 inspections/week/inspector

23 1 July Still no DMLC Part 1 All communication through lawyers Minister of Transportation

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25 November December January February October March 1 August September April 3600 vessels done 400 vessels to inspect 245 MLC inspectors 3 weeks to go August July June May 0.6 inspections/week/inspector

26 22 August DMA announced that DMLC applies on MODU s but does not need to be inspected

27 Cumulative Cumulative Pre Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13

28 to A life in delay Delay Delay Delay

29 to A life in delay Delay by flag in issue of DMLC I Delay in ship managers development of DMLC II Delay in RO s window for inspection!

30 to A life in delay ISPS Was a walk in the park in comparison to MLC

31 Delay by flag in issue of DMLC I Delay in ship managers development of DMLC II Delay in RO s window for inspection!

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33 Majority of identified deficiencies General Poor knowledge/training onboard the vessel Lack of ownership who is responsible? Bulky MLC Manuals with lack of document control

34 Majority of identified deficiencies Contracts Contract not available onboard the vessel Cadets not mentioned in Collective Bargaining Agreement Contracts not updated with respect to wages Format of contracts Language in contracts

35 Majority of identified deficiencies Certificates Medical certificates incorrect

36 Majority of identified deficiencies Manning Agents No evidence onboard that agent approved by member states (5.3)

37 Majority of identified deficiencies Monthly Salary Statements No statements issued for up to 3 months

38 Majority of identified deficiencies Hours of Rest Requirements with respect to hours of rest not fullfilled

39 Majority of identified deficiencies Complaint system System not fully developed and/or implemented

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41 PSC & MLC Future Port State Control First 30 ratifying countries may from 20 August entitle to exercise PCS All remaining countries that has ratified the convention are allowed to exercise PSC 12 months after date of their ratification

42 PSC & MLC Future Port State Control German vessel detained in Spain on 23 rd August Complaint from crew Liberian vessel detained in Denmark end August Crew without contracts

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44 Future legislation from IMO & ILO Suggestion Include deadline for Flag States with respect to legislative changes.

45 Future legislation from IMO & ILO Things done in a rush often needs to be re-done due to lack of quality!

46 For more information, please contact: Joakim Birgander Senior Marine Representative Sweden Manager, Nordic Area Marine Management Services Denmark Lloyd s Register EMEA Strandvejen 104 A, 2nd Floor, DK-2900 Hellerup, Denmark M +46 (0) E w Lloyd s Register is a trading name of the Lloyd s Register Group of entities. Services are provided by members of the Lloyd's Register Group. For further information visit

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