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MSN 1859 Requirements for engineer officers on large yachts: 24m

Outlines the certification structure and examination and training requirements for yacht engineer officers.

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MSN 1859 (M+F) Training and certification guidance: UK requirements for engineer officers on large yachts (over 24m)

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Training & certification guidance: UK requirements for engineer officers on large yachts (over 24m).

This merchant shipping notice (MSN) sets out and explains the regulatory requirements regarding the implementation of training elements applicable under chapter III and article IX, of the STCW convention and code. It outlines the certification structure and examination and training requirements for yacht engineer officers. The route for yacht certification is structured to provide a progressive career path for those in the industry to achieve yacht restricted engineer qualifications. It also details the requirements to obtain engineering qualifications to work on yachts under 750 kw or yachts operating within 150 nautical miles from a safe haven.

Notice to all owners, masters, engineer officers and crews of commercially and privately operated yachts and sail training vessels, and those concerned with maritime training.

This notice replaces MGN 156 (M)

The new Small Vessel Engineer route can be found in MIN 524.

Information regarding the changes Y4 academic requirements can be found in MIN 565.

Published 11 June 2015
Last updated 11 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added relevant MINs
  2. First published.