MIN 559 (M) MLC 2006 Food and catering - recognised qualifications

The qualifications and awarding bodies listed fulfil the learning outcomes and assessment criteria set out in Annex 1 of Merchant Shipping Notice MSN 1846 (M)

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MIN 559 has been replaced by MIN 583


MIN 559 (M) Maritime Labour Convention 2006; Food and Catering: Recognised Qualifications in Food Hygiene or Food Safety in Catering for Ship's Cooks and others pocessing Food in the Galley

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This MIN replaces MIN 531 (Corrigendum) and expires 6 November 2018.

Notice to all

  • Shipowners
  • Crewing Agents
  • Masters
  • Officers
  • Seafarers and other ship board personnel

This note should be read with Part 8 of the Merchant Shipping MLC Minimum requirements for seafarers etc regulations 2014 and Merchant Shipping Notice MSN 1846 (M) MLC 2006 Food and Catering; Ships Cooks and Catering Staff.

Level 2 is the minimum acceptable level for catering staff and other persons processing food in the galley.

Published 14 November 2017