Commercial Vessel Compliance

6/7/2016: Notice to all mariners serving on vessels subject to the STCW Convention

 

 

The Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center published a notice to all mariners serving on vessels subject to the STCW Convention to remind that 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention will come into force on January 1, 2017.

The notice specifies the requirements that will become effective January 1, 2017.

View the notice to read details about:

  • STCW gap closing requirements
  • Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) limitations
  • Renewal of certain STCW endorsements on or after January 1, 2017
  • Qualified Assessor (QA)

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