Seafarer training and certification guidance: UK requirements for deck ratings
This merchant shipping notice (MSN) sets out and explains the regulatory requirements
regarding the implementation of training elements applicable under chapter II/4 and II/5, of
the standards of training certification and watchkeeping (STCW) convention and code. It
outlines the qualifying conditions for obtaining deck ratings certificates and an able
seafarer’s deck certificate.
Notice to all owners, masters, officers, ratings and those concerned with maritime
This notice replaces MGN 97, MGN 270, MIN 473 and MIN 303