DG Shipping Circulars, DGS Orders and other Relevant Notices/ Circulars

List of all the DG Shipping Circulars, Exam Circulars, Training Circulars from DG Shipping

DGS Order 20 of 2020 dated Aug 5, 2020

Conduct of Training courses for issuance of CoPs during the period of COVID-19 pandemic |
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DGS Crew Branch Circular No. 29 of 2020 dated Aug 5, 2020

Relaxation to update the e-profiles of seafarers who got stuck during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in various countries | Read Here

DGS Order No. 20 of 2020 dated July 20, 2020

Conduct of courses and issuance of CoPs during the period of Covid-19 pandemic | Check Here

DGS Order No. 21 of 2020 dated July 20, 2020

Subject: Standard Operating Procedure/ Protocol (SOP) for repatriation of foreign seafarers from Indian ports | Check Here

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Addendum to DGS Training Circular 19 of 2020
Date: July 18, 2020
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Training Circular No. 27 of 2O2O:
Amendments to DGS Training Circular No. 12 of 2020 | Check Here


DGS Order No. 18 of 2020 dated July 7, 2020
Subject: Extension to the validity of ship sanitation certificate for Indian Registered Vessels operating on the coast of India in view of COVID-19 outbreak

Extension of validity of GMDSS-GoC License in view of CoVID-19 outbreak
Date: July 7, 2020


NT Exam Circular No: 01/2020 dated July 3, 2020
Extension of period of validity of nautical discipline examination functions due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

SOPs for extending the validity of Certificates for those Seafarers whose Certificates are expiring after Dec 31st, 2020 but are intending to join ships on or before Oct 31st, 2020


FAQs for DGS Order 16 of 2020 (Deemed Revalidations of CoC & CoPs) 30.06.2020
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DGS Order No. 16 of 2020 dated June 22, 2020
Re-validation of Seafarers Certificates of Competency (CoC) / Certificate of Proficiency

DG Shipping Circulars No. 22 OF 2020 dated June 2, 2020
Allotment of Unique Identification Number to Principal/ Faculty and Instructors