MLC 2006 Declaration


The following points are emphasized in our operations:

  1. Flexbox Crewing does not employ seafarers who are younger than 18 years old.
  2. No fees or other charges for seafarer recruitment or placement or for employing seafarers are borne directly or indirectly, in whole or part.
  3. Costs of passport, national seaman’s book, health certificate, and STCW documents appropriate for the rank remain seafarer’s costs.
  4. Flexbox Crewing does not create lists or mechanisms intended to prevent or deter seafarers from gaining employment for which they are qualified.
  5. Seafarers are offered employment based on all available vacancies.
  6. The personal details of all seafarers are kept confidential with due regard to the right to privacy of the seafarer.
  7. Requests for information or advice by families of seafarers while the seafarers are at sea are dealt with promptly, sympathetically, and at no cost (see family contact form).
  8. The company makes sure that the seafarer will have a chance to read and get familiar with all conditions of the seafarer’s employment agreement before the seafarer’s employment agreement is signed.
  9. Flexbox Crewing has a complaint procedure in place for the handling of seafarer complaints. The seafarer complaint form shall be available on the company website (click here).
  10. Seafarers are informed of particular conditions and the particular Ship owner’s policies relating to their employment.
  11. The agency ensures that ship managers have the means to protect seafarers from being stranded in a foreign port, the ship manager, undertake to provide full with P&I Club seafarer on board from the time of their departure from the port of recruitment till their repatriation to their home port.
  12.  Flexbox Crewing is contactable by phone in an emergency on a 24-hour basis 


In case you have any questions or comments regarding our MLC certificate, crewing procedures or way of work, dont hesitate to contact us