MSN 1846 Food and Catering: Ship’s Cooks and Catering Staff

This notice provides information on the requirements of the maritime labour convention relating to Ship's Cooks and Catering Staff


MSN 1846 (M) Maritime labour convention, 2006 - food and catering: ship's cooks and catering staff

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Notice to all;

  • shipowners
  • crewing agents
  • masters
  • all seafarers and other shipboard personnel

Contact Seafarer Training and Certification Branch for information and guidance on obtaining the UK MLC Ship’s Cook Certificate of Competency.

Tel: +44 (0)23 80329231


For further information on the recognised Food Safety/Food Hygiene course please see MIN 531.

Published 15 July 2014