Issue of Endorsements Attesting to the Recognition of a Certificate of Competency
Thursday, 09 February 2012 | 16:30
The Cayman Registry issues Shipping Notice regarding Issue of Endorsements Attesting to the Recognition of a Certificate of Competency as follows:
In accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW 951), officers onboard a Cayman Islands ship are required to hold a Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued in accordance with STCW 95 from a country whose standards of competency and training are considered to be equivalent to those of the United Kingdom.
In accordance with regulation I/10 of STCW 95, holders of such a CoC also require an endorsement from the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry attesting to the acceptance of their CoC.
This Shipping Notice updates the list of countries who's Certificates of Competency are considered acceptable for service as an officer on a Cayman Islands ship.
Source: The Cayman Registry
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