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5/16/2017: MSIB 06-17 Electro-Technical Officer and Electro-Technical Rating endorsements

The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance issued MSIB 06-17 to address recent multiple instances where U.S. flag vessels received Port State Control deficiencies as a result of the port State’s misinterpretation of requirements related to the carriage of ETO/ETR’s endorsed under regulations III/6 and III/7 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), 1978, as amended.

View or download MSIB 06-17 for more information. Questions may be submitted to www.CG-CVC-1@uscg.mil.

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