Proposed STCW Circular No. 2016-07

TO: ALL SEAFARERS, MARITIME INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDERS, MARITIME HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, MARITIME TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, PORT STATE CONTROL, AND OTHER ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS CONCERNED

SUBJECT: MANDATORY MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR EXAMINATION, ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION OF RATINGS AS ABLE SEAFARER DECK ON A SEAGOING SHIP OF 500 GROSS TONNAGE OR MORE
Pursuant to Republic Act 10635 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), and the 1978 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), as amended, the following rules shall be adopted:
1. OBJECTIVES

.1 To prescribe standards and procedures in full compliance of the requirements of STCW Regulation II/5 Mandatory Minimum Requirements for Examination, Assessment, and Certification of Rating as Able Seafarer Deck on a seagoing ship of 500 gross tonnage or more; and

.2 To streamline the requirements ensuring that all candidates for Able Seafarer Deck are adequately equipped and are in full compliance with the requirements of STCW, as amended.

2. COVERAGE

This Circular covers the Examination, Assessment and Certification of candidates for Ratings as Able seafarer Deck………


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Posted on April 2, 2016


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