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MSN 1856 (M+F) UK requirements for master and deck officers

Outlines the certification structure and examination and training requirements for merchant navy deck officers.

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MSN 1856 (M+F) UK requirements for master and deck officers

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Training & certification guidance: UK requirements for master and deck officers.

This merchant shipping notice (MSN) sets out and explains the regulatory requirements regarding the implementation of training elements applicable under chapter II of the standards of training, certification and watchkeeping (STCW) convention and code. It outlines the certification structure and examination and training requirements for merchant navy deck officers. The certification system provides a structured progression route for trainee officers and ratings entering the industry to achieve officer of the watch (OOW), chief mate and master qualifications.

Notice to all owners, masters, officers, ratings and those concerned with maritime training.

This notice replaces MGN 91 (M), MGN 92 (M), MGN 97(M), MIN 451 and MGN 263.

Published 11 June 2015