Journal of Navigation and Port Research 2005;29(3):227-234.
Published online April 30, 2005.
해상노동법의 발전에 관한 사적연구
A Historical Study on the Development of the Maritime Labour Law
Sang-Won JI
It is said the maritime labour law that total legislation system regulate all relationship concerning a labour of seafarers. A possibility of danger, a helplessness from the shore, a importance of the responsibility, a segregation from the public, etc. is mentioned as the particularity of a maritime labour which is distinguished from that of a shore labour. Therefore, the improvement of social standing and protection of rights for seafarers may be achieved substantially, by the maritime labour standards considering such particularity of maritime labour. A vessel is itself international relationship, accordingly maritime labour is also same. It means that international relationship should be considered, whenever any country makes it’s national law for maritime labour. Therefore, this paper aims to find out the spirit of legislation for the maritime labour law through a historical study on the development of it, and suggest the facts that should be considered for legislation of domestic law concerned.
Key Words: Seafarers;Labour;Worker;Mariner’s law;Maritime labour;Maritime labour law;Maritime convention;ILO

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