Technical Circular No:42/2018

Subject: Maritime Cook Islands - Maritime Labour Convention Implementation.

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  • Maritime Administration Cook Islands vide Circular 175/2018 dated 15th May,2018 has detailed requirement  of submission of Declaration of Ship Owner assuming MLC responsibilities.
  • All Maritime Cook Islands vessels to which MLC convention applies, shall hold onboard the following documents either issued by Maritime Cook Islands or an approved Recognised Organization:
    • Declaration of Maritime Labour Convention Part I
    • Declaration of Maritime Labour Convention Part II
    • Maritime Labour Convention Statement of Compliance
  • In addition to above it is required to submit to Maritime Cook Islands a completed declaration of the individual or entity that assumes the responsibility of the ‘shipowner’ under the MLC.
  • All ship owners, for ships owned by them to which MLC convention applies, are requested to complete the Form 88 (Declaration of Ship Owner Assuming MLC Responsibilities) and forward it to & cc

  • Dual registered vessels shall maintain full compliance onboard at all times, even during times of private operation


  1. Circular 175/2018


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