Guidance

MIN 535 (M) Final Clarification on the Requirements for Updating Ancillary & Safety Training and Completing Tanker Training

This MIN is to advise MCA Approved Training Providers (ATPs) and Seafarers about the current and future requirements (After 1st January 2017) relating to Updating Ancillary and Safety Training and completing Basic & Advanced Tanker Training.

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MIN 535

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This notice is designed to advise MCA Approved Training Providers (ATPs) and Seafarers about the current and future requirements (After 1st January 2017) relating to Updating (refresher) Ancillary and Safety Training and completing Basic & Advanced Tanker Training.

This notice is an updated version of MIN 520 and serves as a final reminder of the documentary evidence relating to STCW updating training that you must submit prior to applying for the revalidation, issue or upgrade of a UK Certificate of Competence after 31st December 2016.

This MIN also provides guidance on the pragmatic approach that Port State Control Officers (PSCO) have been asked to take during inspections in relation to certification requirements introduced by the 2010 Manila amendments.

Notice to all Shipowners, Seafarers and all those concerned with Maritime Training

This MIN replaces MIN 520 and should be read with MSN 1865 and MSN 1866. This MIN expires on the 14th December 2021.

Published 16 December 2016