Airswift receives Maritime Labour Convention Certificate of Conformity
We are pleased to inform you that Airswift has been awarded the globally recognised Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) accreditation following a comprehensive audit of our processes, safety policy and operations.
The accreditation assures that Airswift are certified to provide recruitment and placement of seafarers and contractors of all disciplines to the renewable and oil and gas sectors of the maritime industry.
This is an important achievement for Airswift and emphasizes our dedication to maintaining safety, quality and compliance when delivering maritime based workforce solutions.
The MLC accreditation applies to seafarers of all nationalities on all ships. So far, 93 countries have ratified the MLC, covering 91% of world shipping fleet's gross tonnage.
The certificate is valid until 14 July 2024, subject to an intermediate audit being carried out between 14 July 2021 and 14 July 2022
What does MLC compliance mean for our clients?
We will ensure that labour provided will be qualified and able, undertaking reference checks to evaluate their capabilities and fitness
We will maintain a detailed register of any seafaring employees placed via Airswift
We will investigate and respond to any complaints received and inform authorities of any unresolved complaints
What does MLC compliance mean for our seafaring contractors?
The convention ensure that seafarers have access to an efficient and well-regulated seafarer recruitment and placement system. This means
We will not charge recruitment fees to individuals
You will be provided with travel, medical and sickness insurance
We will ensure your working environment upholds health and safety standards, including the provision of rest periods and annual leave
Assurance that your employment rights are protected, and your confidentiality is maintained
We will not maintain a blacklist to prevent seafarers from gaining employment