MGN 221 Training: recognition of non-uk certification

Largely reproduces information on UK certificates of equivalent competency (CECs) previously published in merchant shipping notice MGN 179

This publication was withdrawn on

MGN 221 has been replaced by MSN 1867


MGN 221 Training and certification guidance – part 19 certificates of equivalent competency

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This MGN has been replaced by MSN 1867

Notice to:

  • owners
  • operators
  • managers
  • masters
  • officers of Merchant Vessels.

Additional methods of assessment of UK Legal and Administrative Processes (UKLAP) and of English language skills; Conditions relating to the issue of temporary CECs; The use of photocopies; Companies permitted a role in assessing UKLAP and English; Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) audit role.

Published 1 March 2003