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A Study on Working and Living Conditions of Turkish Seafarers

Journal: Journal of Eta Maritime Science (Vol.8, No. 1)

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Page : 22-37

Keywords : Seafarer; Maritime Labour Convention; Working and Living Conditions; Human Resource Management;

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In order to increase the number of well-qualified and well experienced seafarers on ships and their employment periods, as well as providing the desired safety at work, improving/promoting the working conditions on ships, is of utmost significance. The purpose of this study is to reveal to what extent working conditions for Turkish seafarers who work on commercial ships comply with the terms of MLC (Maritime Labour Convention). For this aim, a questionnaire, an instrument of quantitative research method, was issued and conducted through 296 seafarers working on the ships owned by Turkish shipowners. The results of the comparative analysis reveal that the working condition on Turkish-owned ships is moderately compliant with the terms of MLC.

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