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Approval of DMLC
What is DMLC?
DMLC Part I is a declaration which states the national requirements for implementation of MLC, 2006, and DMLC Part II is a declaration adopted by the shipowner to ensure compliance with the requirements on the DMLC Part I.
What does DMLC Part II declare?
- 1. Identified measures for ongoing compliance with the national requirements between inspections
- 2. Identified proposed measures to ensure ongoing improvement
- 3. If national requirements require ongoing compliance, identify the responsibility of verification, record of action taken and the action to be taken when breach occurs
Issuance of (interim) Maritime Labour Certification
When is ships applied to interim inspection?
- 1. new ships on delivery;
- 2. when a ship changes flag; or
- 3. when a shipowner assumes responsibility for the operation of a ship which is new to that shipwoner
Notice: If seafares are on board as Minimum Safe Manning Certificate, interim inspection may be conducted even if a ship is not in a normal operation. However, DMLC should be submitted to flag State or RO to be approved.
What is the precondition for initial inspection?
- 1. Approved DMLC is on-board; and
- 2. Seafarers are on board as Minimum Safety Manning Certificate and ship is in a normal operation
In case of accoummodation facilities of new building
When is ship constructed according to MLC, 2006?
Ships which has been constructed on or after the Convention enters into force
A ship shall be deemed to have been constructed on the date when its keel is laid or when it is at a similar stage of construction