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Document ID (ISN)109839
CIS number 09-866
ISBN(s) 978-92-2-121741-1 (en); 978-92-2-221741-0 (fr); 978-92-2-321741-9 (es)
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Guidelines for flag state inspections
Original title Directives pour les inspections des Etats du pavillon [in French]
Pautas para las inspecciones por el Estado del pabellˇn [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 GenŔve 22, Switzerland, 2006. xi, 76p. Price: CHF 15.00.
Internet access [in English] [in Spanish] [in French]
Abstract The Guidelines for flag State inspections under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006), contained in this booklet are an important resource for implementing flag state responsibilities under the MLC, 2006. They provide practical advice to competent authorities in flag States and to flag State inspectors, or recognized organizations, on how to carry out ship inspections and certifications to verify compliance with the requirements of the MLC, 2006 as implemented nationally. Chapter 1 contains an overview of the special features of the MLC 2006 and its key concepts. Chapter 2 provides an overview of the procedures for ship inspection and certification, including areas of national flexibility, and processes for responding to complaints. The main inspection tool is provided by chapter 3, indicating the basic requirements to be complied with, a list of items showing how to check the basic requirements and examples of deficiencies, in connection with these requirements. Chapter 4 provides guidance on actions to be taken when deficiencies are found and when a ship may have to be detained.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; inspection; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) role of government; approval; comment on directive; international agreements; penalties
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation
Labour inspection