A guide to superyacht law
Keeping up with rules, laws, and regulations within the superyacht industry is a tricky task. There are endless intricacies to marine laws regarding the operation of vessels, crew rights and working conditions, visas, ownership – the list goes on.
Yachting Pages looks into superyacht law and the applicable legal requirements for yacht crew working within the superyacht industry, including visas and the MLC.
The breadth of law within the superyacht industry is vast, with many areas of law coming together within the world of yachting. But many ask: What value does hiring someone who specialises in superyacht law bring to your project?
We take a look at essential legal information for yacht crew and marine professionals, such as qualifications, security training, MLC, commercial vs. private yachts, and visas. Have a read to get a great overview of essential laws and rules to be aware of when working in the superyacht industry.
Here, we dive into the Maritime Labour Convention – a consolidation of over 65 intermational maritime standards and practices related to seafarers. Read about what it is, how it affects you, and what the aim of the convention is.