Proposed Circulars (For Public Consultations)

Comments / Recommendations on proposed circulars must contain the following:

Specific provision sought to be improved or revised;
Recommended improvement or revision on the provision, containing the proposed replacement;
Relevant legal basis for the recommendation, such as STCW Convention or Code, related international and national law, IMO Model Courses, and other, with proper citation, as appropriate;

The STCW Office, through the Executive Director, shall take into consideration all valid recommendations SUBMITTED within seven (7) calendar days from the date of posting only.

Send all comments / recommendations to:

Number Date Subject

Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2020-________

October 29, 2020  Amendment to Memorandum Circular No. SC-2020-02
Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2020-________
October 29, 2020 Amendment to Article V of STCW Circulars No. 2018-08 and 2018-09


Posted on October 29, 2020


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