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With respect to the crew in particular, the MTC must have a clearly written and enforceable contract for each crew member from each flag state, not a general occupancy agreement. This is called the sea employment contract or SEA. Every sailor is entitled to decent working and living conditions on board the ship and: – the conditions of employment of a sailor must be defined or described in a clear and legally enforceable written agreement and must comply with the standards established by the code. The standard seafarer employment contract (SEA) was updated as part of this communication and made available on the following link: the SEA model prior to the introduction of the MTC, most flag states required “crew agreements” defining the main conditions of employment. The flag state had to approve the crew agreements before they were implemented by the ship, but a document was sufficient for the entire crew, signed by individuals upon the ship`s entry and exit. With the introduction of the MLC, all that has changed. The MLC sets minimum requirements for almost every aspect of seafarers` working conditions – in fact, a “Bill of Rights.” In addition, dedications to ships under the Red Ensign flags became obsolete when the MLC came into effect. Thus, any sailor working on a commercial yacht must now have a seaman`s contract authorized by the Flag State (SEA). Apprentices whose sole purpose for working on a ship is training are considered seafarers in the sense of commercial navigation (maritime labour agreement) (minimum requirements for seafarers, etc.). The 2014 regulations should have a training contract with a training provider. This training agreement can be considered fundamentally equivalent to an ESE. All seafarers must have a written employment contract with the employer/owner. According to the MLC`s A2.1 standard, seafarers` employment contracts must in any event contain the following indications: MLC regulations state: – Every sailor is entitled to safe employment in accordance with safety standards.

(In most cases, the owner has little to do with yacht management; since many yachts are owned by a company and operated by a management company, we will now only go to the “employer” to cover all three units.) The sailor must have the opportunity to review and advise the employment contract before signing. The shipowner ensures that copies of the employment contract are placed on board for inspection. Any sailor working on a British sea vessel applying the minimum requirements of the MLC must have a sea written with another person regarding the work of the sailor on a vessel containing at least the information covered by Schedule 1 of the regulations relating to the minimum requirements of the MLC Any sailor working on a British sea vessel with which the sea of trade (maritime convention) (minimum requirements for sailors, etc.). Orders 2014 (S.I.