MIN 583 MLC food catering recognised qualifications

The qualifications and awarding bodies listed are those that fulfil the learning outcomes and assessment criteria set out in Annex 1 of MSN 1846 (M).


MIN 583 (M) MLC 2006 food and catering recognised qualifications in food hygiene or food safety catering for ship's cooks and others processing food in the galley

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This MIN replaces MIN 559 (M) and expires 30th November 2019.

This note should be read with Part 8 of the merchant shipping (maritime labour convention)(minimum requirements for seafarers etc.) regulations 2014 and merchant shipping notice MSN 1846 (M) maritime labour convention 2006, food and catering: ship’s cooks and catering staff.

Notice to

  • shipowners
  • masters
  • crewing agents
  • officers
  • seafarers and other shipboard personnel
Published 23 November 2018