Documentation

Documentation

Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreements, List of Crew, and Discharge of Seamen) Regulations 1991 remain in force for all vessels including the following vessels, to which the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, does not apply: 

  • fishing vessels;
  • ships of traditional build;
  • warships or Naval auxiliaries; and
  • vessels which are not ordinarily engaged in commercial activities

Statutory Instruments applicable to crew documentation: 

1972/919: The Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreements, List of Crew and Discharge of Seamen) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1972

1979/1519: The Merchant Shipping (Increased Penalties) Regulations 1979

1983/478: The Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreements, List of Crew and Discharge of Seamen)(Fishing Vessels)(Amendments) Regulations 1983 

1987/408: The Merchant Shipping (Seaman's Documents) Regulations 1987

1995/1900:  The Merchant Shipping (Seaman's Documents (Amendment) Regulations 1995

1991/2144:  The Merchant Shipping (Crew Agreements, Lists of Crew and Discharge of Seamen) Regulations 1991

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Notices applicable to crew documentation 

MGN 111 (M): Maintenance of Lists of Crew Ashore 

MGN 474 (M):  Retention of Crew Agreements for vessels not subject to the Maritime Labour Convention requirement to have Seafarer Employment Agreements

MGN 477 (M): Maritime Labour Convention, 2006; Seafarers Employment Agreement

 

Model formats of crew documentation for MLC compliant vessels

MSF 4156: Recommended format for outer cover for List of Crew and List of Young Persons 

MSF 4157: Recommended format for List of Crew

MSF 4158: List of Young Persons 

 

 Model formats of crew documentation for non-MLC vessels

MSF 4126: Crew Agreement and List of Crew (Outer Cover) 

MSF 4125:  Contractual Clauses for ships, yachts and other vessels which are not subject to the provisions of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

MSF 4127: List of Crew and signatures of seafarers who are parties to the Crew Agreement

MSF 4128: List of Crew relating to seafarers exempted under Section 25(5) of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 from the requirement to sign a crew agreement

MSF 4129: List of Young Persons