Technical Circular No :128/2017

Subject: Extension for conversion of Statement of Compliance for MLC, 2006 to Maritime Labour Certificate.

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  • The Directorate General of Shipping vide File No. CR/16(4)/2009-Vol.-IV Dated: 10.10.2017 has issued an addendum to M.S. Notice No. 16 of 2016, stating that the date for conversion of SOC for MLC, 2006 to MLC certificate has been extended for further period of thirty days i.e. up-to 09.11.17.
  • The purpose of this Technical Circular is for the awareness of all Shipowners / Managers with request to circulate to all ships of their fleet, for awareness of ship’s staff and to take appropriate action, including other requirements of MLC 2006, in order to avoid detention. Please ensure that the copy of Addendum to M.S. Notice No. 16 of 2016 is attached to the existing SOC for MLC, 2006.
  • Please find enclosed document for your reference.


  1. Addendum to M.S. Notice No. 16 of 2016 dated 10.10.2017


This Technical Circular and the material contained in it is provided only for the purpose of supplying current information to the reader and not as an advice to be relied upon by any person. While we have taken utmost care to be as factual as possible, readers/ users are advised to verify the exact text and content of the Regulation from the original source/ issuing Authority.

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