||Informa Law from Routledge
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With the MLC Convention being in force since 2013, the maritime industry of today is facing the new international convention having quite comprehensive implications across all fields of the industry. The vitally important regulatory text is intended to provide the shipping industry with the timely analysis and thoughtful essays relating to the application of the above mentioned Convention and its practical enforcement. The Convention itself is set to significantly change the field for the key players. The present publication offers its readers very interesting and diverse commentary in connection with the impact of the Convention on key sectors of the maritime industry, identifying the strong and weak sides of the Convention, together with the potential hurdles to overcome. Each of the chapters in this book is focusing on one particular aspect. Special attention has been paid by the authors of the publication to the enforcement done through the examination of various innovative measures that have been provided in the main body of the document. The domestic mechanisms of enforcement of this Convention in particular Flag Administrations has also been discussed. Moreover, in this work the authors try to evaluate whether the MLC Convention has really filled the gaps that are still existing there in maritime labor law...