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: pid_stcw@marina.gov.ph

Number Date Subject
Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2021-___
April 24, 2021 Fees and Charges Relating to the Implementation of the STCW Convention,1978, as amended
Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2021-___
February 1, 2021

Revisions to STCW Circular 2018-04 On Rules and Mandatory Minimum Requirements in the Issuance and Revalidation of Certificate of Proficiency (COP) for Seafarers Serving on Tanker Ships, Ships Subject to the IGF Code and Ships Operating in Polar Waters Under Chapter V of the STCW Convention, 1978, As Amended

Salient Amendments

Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2021-___
 February 1, 2021 Revised Rules in the Issuance and Revalidation of Certificate of Proficiency (COP) for Basic Training, Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other than Fast Rescue Boats, Fast Rescue Boats, Advanced Fire Fighting, Medical First Aid, Medical Care, Ship Security Officer, and Security–Awareness Training & Seafarers with Designated Security Duties Under Chapter VI of the STCW Convention, 1978, As Amended

Salient Amendments

Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2021-___
 February 1, 2021

Revised Rules and Mandatory Minimum Requirements in the Issuance and Revalidation of Certificate of Competency (COC) for Masters, Chief Mates, and Officers In Charge of A Navigational Watch on Seagoing Ships of 500 Gross Tonnage or More Under Chapter II and for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Radio Operators on Ships Required to Participate In The GMDSS under Chapter Iv Of The STCW Convention, 1978, As Amended

Salient Amendments

Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2021-___
February 1, 2021

Revised Rules and Mandatory Minimum Requirements in the Issuance and Revalidation of Certificate of Competency (COC) for Chief Engineer Officers, Second Engineer Officers, Officers In Charge Of An Engineering Watch In A Manned Engine-Room or Designated Duty Engineer Officer in a Periodically Unmanned Engine-Room and Electro-Technical Officers Serving on Seagoing Ships Powered by Main Propulsion Machinery of 750 KW Propulsion Power or More Under Chapter III of the STCW Convention, 1978, As Amended

Salient Amendments

Memorandum Circular
No.: SC-2020-___

 December 14, 2020

Rules on the Monitoring of Approved Training Courses (ATCs) Conducted by the Maritime Training Institutions (MTIs), and Practical Assessment Conducted by Accredited Assessment Centers (ACs)

OBMI for MTI
OBMI-for-AC-Officers
Monitoring Program for MTI and AC
Monitoring Log and Report
Monitoring Finding Report for MTI and AC
Monitoring Plan
Attendance Register

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 April 26, 2021


DECISIONS AND SUSPENSIONS

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VERIFICATIONS


PRC

Marine Deck and Engineer Officers

TESDA

Ratings Forming Part of Navigational or Engineering Watch

NTC

Radio Personnel (GMDSS)