The 1995 amendments to STCW 78 Convention were implemented globally on 1st February 2002.
Employment and payment of crew from overseas can be beneficial, both for owners and for crew.
British registries will recognise the certificates of competence issued to crew of any nationality qualified in
Duties and obligations to report marine casualties are set out in Section 159 of the Merchant Shipping Law
After 9-11, the world changed and security, particularly maritime security, became a major concern for governments aroun...