Recognition of Non-Maltese Certificates of Competence for Service on Maltese Ships

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Complementing Regulation 9 of the Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations, (S.L.234.17) and in revocation of MS Notice 43, the Merchant Shipping Directorate advises about the amended International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping 1978, that requires all officers serving on board seagoing ships and holding certificates of competence not issued by the flag Administration to hold an endorsement attesting recognition by that Administration of their certificate of competence.

To read the complete Merchant Shipping Notice 92 Rev.1, click here.

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.