Month: June 2020

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Standard Operating Procedures for extending the validity of Certificates

Considering the Force Majeure, caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the Directorate vide DGS Order No. 16 of 2020 has extended all STCW certificates and associated endorsements issued by the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) which are expiring on or before 31st December 2020, till 31 December 2021, irrespective of whether the seafarer is/ was on the …

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DGS Order 16 of 2020

FAQs for DGS Order 16 of 2020 (deemed revalidations of COC & COPs) 30.06.2020

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Updated: 30.06.2020 Ensure your eligibility as per M.S. (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers)Rules 2014 and Training Examination & Assessment Programme (TEAP) 2015 before filling up theapplication forms electronically online. M.S. (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers) Rules 2014 is available DGShipping website, please refer to below linkhttp://dgshipping.gov.in/WriteReadData/userfiles/file/Notification_stcw2014_310714.pdf Training …

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Performance Standards for Devices to Measure and Indicate Speed and Distance (Speed Log)

SOLAS Requirements of Devices to Measure and Indicate Speed and Distance SOLAS requires all ships of 50,000 GRT and above to be fitted with a speed and distance measuring device fulfilling SOLAS regulation V/19.2.3.4 and, in addition, a speed and distance measuring device fulfilling regulation V/19.2.9.2. Performance Standards for Devices to indicate Speed and Distance: …

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DGS Circular No. 22 of 2020

Allotment of Unique Identification Number to Principal/ Faculty and Instructors DG Shipping Circular No. 22 of 2020 talks about the Allotment of Unique Identification Number to Principal/ Faculty and Instructors According to Section A-I/6 of the STCW Code regarding Training and Assessment, the Institute shall ensure that any person conducting a training for Seafarers shall: …

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