As of the 20th of August, the MLC2006 will be enforceable in all ratifying countries, whom together represent over 68% of the world shipping tonnage. The MLC2006 aims for a basic minimum package of seafarer employment conditions worldwide. It discourages any competition amongst shipowners in this area. It shall be enforced by flag state authorities and port state control. TOS is pleased to announce that, after a busy period of preparations, TOS has just received her ‘Attestation of Compliance’ from Bureau Veritas!