This MIN details the requirements relating to the certification structure and examination and training requirements for engineer officers wanting to work on Fishing Vessels, Yachts, Tugs, Workboats, Standby, Seismic Survey, Oceanographic Research Vessels and Government Patrol Vessels.
Notice to all Ship owners, Masters, Officers, Ratings and those concerned with maritime training.
This MIN has been extended until 1 October 2022 to provide clarity on the Engineer Officer Small Vessel Certificate of Competency requirements. No other changes have been applied to this document.
After the 1 October 2022, this MIN will be replaced by MIN 524 (Amendment 1) to update the Engineer Small Vessel requirements in line with the Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2022.