Re: Fatigue Management Policy
I would use the recently ratified version from STCW 2010 amendments, which I think is more strict than the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted the Seafarers’ Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Convention, 1996 (No.180) which provided the limits for maximum hours of work and minimum periods of rest for seafarers working onboard seagoing ships.
Originally Posted by Ben
5. HOURS OF REST
5.1. The minimum hours of rest shall be not less than:
5.1.1. Ten hours (10hrs) in a 24-hour period; and, 5.1.2. Seventy hours (70 hours) in any 7-day period.
5.2. Hours of rest may be divided into no more than two periods, one of which shall be at least six hours in length and such reduction shall not extend beyond 2-days.
5.3. The requirements for rest periods laid down herein need not be maintained in the case of an emergency or drill or in other overriding operational conditions.
5.4. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs 5.1.1. and 5.1.2., the minimum period of ten hours may be reduced to not less than 6 consecutive hours provided any such reduction shall not extend beyond two days and not less than 70 hours of rest are provided each seven day period.
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