For more details, see MCA Marine Guidance Note – MLC 2006: Seafarers` Employment Agreements Under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (“MLC”): Any seafarer working on a UK maritime vessel subject to the MLC Minimum Requirements Regulations must have a written SEA with another person regarding the seafarer`s work on a ship. containing at least the information set out in Annex 1 of the MLC Minimum Requirements Regulations The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has published the Marine Guidance Note 477 on seafarers` employment contracts in respect of ships subject to the MLC Minimum Requirements Regulations. Where the seafarer is directly employed by the shipowner, the SEA must be located between the seafarer and the shipowner and must be signed by both the seafarer and the shipowner or an agent of the shipowner. . . .