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Another official release by the ISF (International Shipping Federation). The main chapters of the publication, apart from the introductory info, provide necessary information on the purpose and scope of the convention, ILO ML standards and reasons for their adoption, an overview of the ILO MLC, certification and enforcement, rights, minimum requirements for seafarers to work on ships and conditions of their employment, requirements relating to the accommodation, recreational facilities, food & catering, health protection and medical care of the seamen, their welfare and social security protection. Some example certificates and filled Declaration of ML Compliance (Part II) are provided as well as the checklist to help shipowners ensure compliance. The appendixes at the end of the book provide some supplementary information, such as superseded conventions, info to be included in the medical certificates, disciplinary procedures, relevant regulations, conventions, codes and other industry publications, etc.