Guidance

MIN 537 (M) MLC 2006: 2014 Amendments Ship Owner Liability and Abandonment of Seafarers

This MIN reminds shipowners that the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 on shipowner liability for claims for compensation for death, personal injury and abandonment of seafarers will come into force on the 18 January 2017.

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MIN 537 (M) MLC 2006: Amendments 2014 Shipowner liability and abandonment of seafarers

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Notice for all

  • Shipowners
  • Masters
  • Seafarers
  • P&I Clubs
  • Maritime insurance providers

This notice replaces MIN 497 (M). This notice should be read with MGN 480 (M) and MGN 482. This MIN expires on the 31 December 2017 or when superseded, whichever is the sooner.

From the 18 January 2017 ships operating internationally will be required to have on board their evidence of financial security for this liability.

Published 20 January 2017