MLC 2006 Compliance

  1. MLC COMPLIANCE

    The Agent declares cooperation only with Clients who confirm and prove acting in accordance with MLC 2006. If a country of Client’s origin did not sign the convention , the Agent verifies if the Client fulfils the requirements of the convention anyway (RO’s MLC compliance certificate may be a proof).

  1. INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES AND EMPLOYEES

    Seafarer (Candidate or Employee) is informed by the Agent about his rights and obligations in accordance with the Employer’s procedures and policy. The Agent guarantees the access to the draft of Employment Agreement with relevant addenda before employment.

  1. PERSONAL DATA SECURITY

    The Agent declares that personal data of Candidates and Employees will be revealed to and used only by potential or actual Employer. Otherwise the Agent can only reveal the data to national institutions with legal right to request such information. Personal data are kept in electronic databases secured against unauthorised access.

  1. EMPLOYEE’S RIGHTS

    The Agent declares not to use means, mechanisms or lists that are intended to prevent or deter seafarers’ from gaining employment for which they are qualified.

  1. MINIMUM AGE

    The Agent accepts only Candidates over 18 years old. C&T Marine Consultants Co. Ltd sp. z o.o. does not offer any kind of services for Applicants below 18 years old.

  1. MEDICAL CERTIFICATE

    The Agent accepts only Candidates with valid Medical Fitness Certificate issued in accordance with  ILO/MLC regulations. Document shall be issued by recognised and approved by local authorities medical practitioner. The certificate shall  be valid at least one month the moment of application and in case of employment it’s validity has to cover the duration of proposed contract with owner’s option (at least one month longer after the contract is completed).

  1. SEAFARERS’ COMPLAINTS

    Any complaints on crewing services of the Agent or breaking the rules of contract by the Employer shall be filed in a written form (e-mail or conventional post) to the Agent. Complaints concerning non-compliance with MLC 2006 regulations shall be forwarded to relevant authority: flag state, port state or national.

    Further details: SEAFARERS’ COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

  1. SEAFARERS’ COSTS

    Company does not charge seafarers for recruitment costs.

    Seafarer is obliged to arrange on his own cost the certification needed to perform his duties according to capacity. Those costs include arranging: passport, seaman’s book, and STCW required courses. Employers may refund any of those costs at own choice, but they declare they will cover all the expenses connected with achieving: visas, flag state certificates and additional non-obligatory courses. Repatriation is always financed or refunded by the Employer, or the Agent in the name of the Employer, unless the Employee did break any of the clauses of Employment Agreement. Conditions of repatriation in case of Seafarer’s disobedience are regulated in the agreement with the Employer.

  1. INSURANCE

    The Agent provides servicer only for Employers who declare P&I coverage of the Employees. Additionally, but not obligatory, the Employer may offer other forms of social or health insurance. The Employee is advised by the Agent to arrange on his own the national voluntary social insurance available for citizens working abroad (with place of work outside EU).

    The Agent undertakes  to establish a system of protection, by way of insurance or an equivalent appropriate  measure,  to  compensate  seafarers  for  direct financial  loss  that  they may incur as a result of the failure of a recruitment service or the relevant Employer under the seafarers’ employment agreement to meet its obligations to them.