English translation: The incorporation of ships (as part of a larger body or group of ships)
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English term or phrase:
assimilation of ships
The incorporation of ships (as part of a larger body or group of ships)
English to English translations [PRO] Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase:assimilation of ships
The assimilation of ships with their flag state territory and the existence of flags of convenience with weak enforcement of international and national regulations add further complexity to this issue. In cases where flag state remuneration conditions apply and the social partners of the flag state have agreed higher rates of pay for seafarers than those agreed in the home/residence state, some shipowners may consider flagging out or replacing EU seafarers with seafarers from third countries. These questions need further consideration at EU level, in close cooperation with social partners.
ships regarded as being part of their state territory
Explanation: ...therefore the state renumeration applying to the crew is the same as the country's the ship flies the flag of - being assimilated to.
Your text is speaking about the difficulties may be caused by the discrepancies between renumeration of "social partner" ships crew, because of the different rules of their respective countries. Flags of convenience adds the possibility of a number of countries involved, but the ships could be under the ownership of one company.
"A corollary of the principle of the freedom of the seas is that a ship on the high seas is assimilated to the territory of the State the flag of which it flies, for, just as in its own territory, that State exercises its authority upon it, and no other State may do so. All that can be said is that by virtue of the principle of the freedom of the seas, a ship is placed in the same position as national territory..." www.law.berkeley.edu/.../2006 Spring IL/2006 IL Handout on...
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