• Notice on New Versions of Certificates for Seafarers

      China MSA revised seafarer’s competence and certification standards in accordance with Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. For masters, officers and other personnel meeting requirements of Chapter II, Chapter III and Chapter IV of the STCW Convention and STCW Code, corresponding Certificates of Competence or Certificates of Proficiency as shown hereunder will be issued by the administrations, and no other forms of training documents whatsoever will be issued. However, for those meeting requirements of Chapter V and Chapter VI, Certificates of Proficiency will be issued. For those not fulfilling training for relevant equipments, such as ECDIS, such limitation will be remarked on their Certificates of Competence.

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