MSN 1841 Maritime labour convention, medical care ship's doctors

Qualifying criteria for a medical practitioner to work as a ship’s doctor on a UK ship, as specified under maritime labour convention


MSN 1841(M) Maritime labour convention, 2006: medical care ship's doctors

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Notice to all;

  • shipowners
  • ship operators
  • ship managers
  • employers of seafarers
  • masters
  • officers and seafarers on sea-going ships ordinarily engaged in commercial operations
Published 15 July 2014