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Paris MoU releases detailed MLC figures

In 2014, Paris MoU found 5.502 MLC deficiencies

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In 2014, Paris MoU found 5.502 MLC deficiencies. The Maritime Labour Convention was enforced for the first time during a full calendar year. A new table has been added to the Paris MoU Annual PSC Report reflecting the 14 areas of the MLC.

Top 5 of MLC deficiencies

Category of Deficiencies Deficiencies % Deficiencies
Records of seafarers’ daily hours of work or rest 626 0.27
Electrical 246 0.16
Shipboard working arrangements 212 0.13
Ropes and wires 202 0.04
Maximum hours of work or minimum hours of rest 200 0.09

 

Top 5 of MLC detainable deficiencies

Deficiencies Detainable Def. % Deficiencies
Wages 52 20.08
Manning specified by the minimun safe manning doc 24 9.27
Seafarers’ Employment Agreenment (SEA) 22 8.49
Recodrs of seafarers’ daily hours of work or rest 15 5.79
Sanitary facilities 14 5.41

The highest areas of non-compliance are “Hours of Work or Rest” (area 6) 21%, “Food and Catering” (area 10) 14%, and “Health and Safety and Accident Prevention” (area 11) 37%.

Please click below to view detailed MLC figures of the Paris MoU PSC Inspections during last year:

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Source:  Paris MoU

 

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