Policy paper

UK and India recognition of seafarer qualifications memorandum of understanding

Memorandum of understanding on the recognition of training and certification of Indian seafarers for service on United Kingdom and Red Ensign Group Flagged Vessels.



This memorandum of understanding renews existing agreement between the UK and India to recognise each other’s seafarers qualifications in line with the International Convention on Standards of Training, which was agreed as part of the UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership.

It was signed on Thursday 21 July 2022 in New Delhi.

Published 21 July 2022