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Training & certification guidance: UK requirements for engineer officers and engineer operators.
This merchant shipping notice (MSN) sets out and explains the regulatory requirements regarding the implementation of training elements applicable under chapter III 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 engineer officers. The certification system provides a structured progression route for trainee officers and ratings entering the industry to achieve an engineer officer of the watch (EOOW), second engineer officer and chief engineer officer qualifications. It also details the requirements to obtain non-STCW marine engineer operators licences (MEOL) and senior marine engineer operators licences (SMEOL).
Notice to all owners, masters, officers, ratings and those concerned with maritime