Publisher : Korean Institute of Navigation and Port Research
DOI : 10.5394/KINPR.2014.38.2.135
Title & Authors
A Study on the Compliance of Crew Rest Hour of Maritime Labour Convention for Shuttle Vessels Operating between Korea and Japan Ha, Weon-Jae; Kim, Geun-Hyeo;
The actual observance of hours of rest became one of the main checking items of PSC after enter into force of Maritime Labour Convention in 20 August 2013. And the non-compliances of the rest hours stipulated in the provisions of Seafare's Act of Korea and MLC is occuring and this would be the great obstruction for the shuttle vessels operating between Korea and Japan. In this study, to find the method which could give solution for the observance of provisions of rest hours, the modified duty model, reduction of calling ports and substitute of port duty by shore assistance personnel were reviewed. To comply with the requirement of hours of rest by shuttle vessels operating between Korea and Japan, adoption of the method to reduce calling ports or substitution of port duty by shore personnel are recommended.
Maritime Labour Convention;Port State Control;Hours of rest;Seafare's Act;Duty Model;
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