What is the Part A of the STCW Code?

What is the Part A of the STCW Code?

What is the Part A of the STCW Code?

The STCW Code contains, in: part A, mandatory provisions to which specific reference is made in the annex to the STCW Convention and which give, in detail, the minimum standards required to be maintained by Parties in order to give full and complete effect to the provisions of the STCW Convention; and, in.

What are the mandatory minimum requirements for security related training and instruction for all seafarers?

Mandatory Minimum Requirements for Security-Related Training and Instruction for All Seafarers

  • report a security incident, including a piracy or armed robbery threat or attack;
  • know the procedures to follow when they recognize a security threat; and.
  • take part in security-related emergency and contingency procedures.

What is Eto rank?

The Electro-Technical Officer (ETO) is a licensed member of the engine department of a merchant ship as per Section A-III/6 of the STCW Code.

What part of the STCW Convention and code referred to as mandatory?

The STCW Code Part A of the Code is mandatory. The minimum standards of competence required for seagoing personnel are given in detail in a series of tables.

What is STCW regulation?

The Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Convention established a code adopted by many nations on July 7, 1978 and was named the Seafarers Training, Certification, & Watchkeeping (STCW) Code.

What is the aim of the 2010 amendments to the STCW?

The 2010 amendments entered into force on 1 January 2012 under the tacit acceptance procedure and are aimed at bringing the Convention and Code up to date with developments since they were initially adopted and to enable them to address issues that are anticipated to emerge in the foreseeable future.

What is STCW Code Section A VI 6?

A seafarer who is designated to perform security-related duties, such as antipiracy and anti-armed robbery related activities, shall be appropriately trained and becompetent to perform onboard security duties. The training shall meet thecompetence standards given in table A-VI/6-2 of Section A of the STCW Code.

How many months should the candidate to qualify for a security-related training for seafarer?

Seafarers must have completed at least 12 months approved seagoing service (or a minimum of 3 months seagoing service if the candidate is signed onto a vessel in a security role) allowing them to gain knowledge of ships operations to enable them to reach the training objectives as laid down in A-VI/5 of the STCW Code.

Can an ETO become a captain?

Yes, even an ETO can become a Captain. If an ETO do not find his job satisfying he can always have option to change his line provided he fulfills entry requirements. For deck option ,he needs to complete seatime as deck cadet followed by COC exams and then rising upto master level with seatime and compentency exams.

What is Chief ETO?

The Chief Electronic Engineer is responsible for the management of the electronic department onboard to include all electronic equipment and communication/IT systems.