STCW Manila Amendments Chapterwise STCW Manila Amendments STCW Convention chapters Chapter I: General provisions Chapter II: Master

and deck department Chapter III: Engine department Chapter IV: Radiocommunication and radio personnel Chapter V: Special training requirements for personnel on certain types of ships Chapter VI: Emergency, occupational safety, medical care and survival functions Chapter VII: Alternative certification Chapter VIII: Watchkeeping Navigation ² Management Level (Reg. II/2) General Principles for Ship
Reporting Systems and VTS procedures ECDIS - Procurement, licensing, updates of system and charts - System configuration and backup files - Create and maintain log-files - Route planning Use of ECDIS log-book and playback Leadership and managerial skills - Shipboard personnel management and training - International conventions and recommendations - Task and workload management - Effective resource management - Decision-making techniques Development and implementation of standard operating procedures Navigation ² Operational Level (Reg. II/1) Bridge Resource Management - Allocation, assignments and prioritization of resources - Effective communication - Assertiveness and leadership - Situational awareness ECDIS - Not applicable for officers serving exclusively on ships not equipped with ECDIS Knowledge of the capability and limitations of the system - Danger of ´over-relianceµ - Operation, interpretation and analyses of information from the system New Watch -keeping elements - Blind pilotage techniques - General Principles for Ship Reporting Systems and VTS procedures Navigation ² Support Level (Reg. II/4) Ratings forming part of a navigational watch - Contribute to monitoring and controlling a safe watch - Shipboard terms and definitions - Use of internal communication and alarm systems - Understand orders and communication with the officer of the watch - Handover a watch - Information required to maintain a safe watch - Environmental protection procedures Able seafarer deck (Reg. II/5) Contribute to a safe navigational watch Contribute to berthing, anchoring and mooring operations Sep arate slide on ´Cargo Handling and Stowageµ and ´Controlling the operation«µ Maintenance and repair - Use of painting, lubrication and cleaning materials and equipment Routine maintenance and repair procedures - Surface preparations - Manufacturer·s safety guidelines and shipboard instructions - Safe disposal of waste - Application, maintenance and use of hand and power tools Cargo Handling and Stowage (Reg. II) No changes for Operational level No changes for Management level Support level (Reg. II/5) - Safe handling, stowage and securing of cargo - Knowledge of dangerous goods - Identification of IMDG labeling Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board (Reg. II) Operational Level - Proactive measures to protect the marine environment (added) - Leadership and teamworking skills Knowledge of international conventions and recommendations - Task and workload management - Effective resource management - Decision-making techniques Support level (Reg. II/5) Contribute to safe operation of deck machinery and equipment - Valves, pumps, cranes Winches, windlasses and capstans - Hatches, watertight doors - Ropes, wires, chains; construction, markings, maintenance and stowage - Use of; bosun chair, staging, pilot ladder, gangway, splicing tools etc - Apply occupational health and safety precautions - Prevention of pollution of the marine environment - Operate survival craft and rescue boat Radiocommunications (Reg. IV) No changes Training for certain ship types (Reg. V) Tanker training is split in two: - Oil- and Chemical tankers - Liquefied Gas tankers Both groups have 2 certification levels: - Basic: Every person assigned specific duties, incl. Management Level, related to cargo and cargo equipment - Advanced: Masters, Chief Engineers, Chief Mates, 2nd Engineers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, discharging, tank cleaning etc. Advanced Training Oil and Chemical Tankers (Reg. II) Basic Oil and Chemical Training Met Oil Tanker Chemical Tanker Advanced Training Course Oil Tanker 3M Sea-time Oil Tanker 1M Onboard training Oil Tanker Advanced Training Course Chemical Tanker 3M Sea -time Chemical Tanker 1M Onboard training Chemical Tanker OR OR Oil and Chemical Tankers (Reg. V/1-1) Basic training: - Common requirements for Oil tankers and Chemical tankers - Approved basic

.Safety measures. .Knowledge of engine-room resource management principles. or otherwise have completed combined workshop skill training and an approved seagoing service of not less than 36 months of which not less than 30 months will be seagoing service in the engine department. column 1 Provide evidence of having achieved the knowledge.obtaining and maintaining situational awareness .time and resource constraints prioritization . elementary first aid and personal safety and social responsibilities Engine ² Cert. understanding and proficiency listed in A-V/1-1-1. Electrical. Eng. electronic and control equipment/systems: . ´Approved simulator trainingµ or ´Approved training programmeµ. paragraphs 1 to 4. V/2) ´Ro-Ro Passenger shipµ and ´Other than Ro-Ro Passenger shipµ training is now combined in Reg.Operate main and auxiliary machinery and associated control systems .Engineroom resource management . column 2 Demonstration of competence by one or more of: ´Approved in-service experienceµ.Meet the requirements for Basic training .personnel assignment . V/1-1) Advanced training Oil tankers: . . ´Approved training ship experienceµ.Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training . and 2nd Eng. III/1) Officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine-room or designated duty engineer officer in a periodically unmanned engine-room on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more shall: . section A-VI/3. equipment and processes.Use internal communication systems .planning and co-ordination .allocation.Demonstrate the competence to undertake tasks listed in A-V/1-1-1.III/1) Operate electrical.Knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques .Interpretation of drawings. paragraphs 1 to 3 of the STCW Code.Demonstration of competence by one or more of: ´Approved in-service experienceµ. Watch (Reg.Provide evidence of having achieved the knowledge.training OR 3 months approved seagoing service .meet the requirements for .3 months approved seagoing service on Chemical tankers OR 1 month approved onboard training in a supernumerary capacity on Chemical tankers Passenger ships (Reg.have performed. and 2nd Eng..Knowledge of personal survival techniques. Master. . III/2) Every Ch. Req for Officers in charge of an Eng. Oil and Chemical Tankers (Reg. including: . V/1-1) Advanced training Chemical tankers: . during the required seagoing service.More detailed described««. . Marine engineering at the operational level (Code A.Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management .III/1) Appropriate use of hand tools. . Eng. (Reg.Knowledge to related international maritime conventions and recommendations.Ability to apply task and workload management. including.Safety measures .Maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment Maintenance and repair at the operational level (Code A. ´Approved simulator trainingµ or ´Approved training programmeµ.Basic configuration and operation principles of the following electrical. column 2 . .effective communication assertiveness and leadership . ´Approved training ship experienceµ.Approved advanced training for Oil tankers AND .Characteristics and limitations of materials.III/1) Application of leadership and teamworking skills .Meet the requirements for Basic training . Oil and Chemical Tankers (Reg. fire prevention and extinguish fires. . section A-VI/2.have completed combined workshop skill training and an approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months as part of an approved training prog ramme which includes onboard training that meets the requirements of section A-III/1 of the STCW Code and is documented in an approved training record book. engine-room watch keeping duties under the supervision of the chief engineer officer or a qualified engineer officer for a period of not less than six months.consideration of team experience .Use of special tools.3 months approved seagoing service on Oil tankers OR 1 month approved onboard training in a sup ernumerary capacity on Oil tankers . Req for Ch. instruments & equipment Maintenance and repair of shipboard machinery and equipment.Approved advanced training for Chemical tankers AND . and prioritization of resources . column 1 .For either option . including: . electronic and control engineering at the operational level (Code A. machine tools and measuring instruments for fabrication and repair on board.III/1) Maintain a safe engineering watch .meet the standards of competence specified in section A-VI/1. officers and personnel designated on muster list to assist passengers in emergency situations shall be re-trained every 5 year OR provide evidence of having achieved the competence within the previous 5 years period Engine ² Cert.Use of tools. paragraph 2. and national legislations . electronic and control systems . . V/2. paragraphs 1 to 4 and section A-VI/4.Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship. understanding and proficiency listed in AV/1-1-2. diagrams and handbooks Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level(Code A .Demonstrate the competence to undertake tasks listed in A-V/1-1-2. assignment. including.Basic mechanical knowledge and skills. on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 3 000 kW propulsion power or more shall: .

performance assessment and maintaining safety of propulsion plant and auxiliary machinery.NEW Every able seafarer engine serving on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more shall be duly certificated.Routine maintenance and repair procedures . practical knowledge Able seafarer Engine (Reg.NEW Contribute to the handling of stores Apply precautions and contribute to the prevention of pollution of the marine environment A pply occupational health and safety procedures Electro-Technical Officer (Reg. Every candidate for certification shall: be not less than 18 years of age.III/2) Manage operation of electrical and electronic control equipment. section A-VI/3.Knowledge of metalwork Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the support level (Code A III/5) .section AVI/2. . .Use of painting. this period may be reduced to not less than 24 months if not less than 12 months of such seagoing service has been served as second engineer officer.certification as an officer in charge of an engineering watch on seagoing ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW prop ulsion power or more and have approved seagoing service in that capacity: . or .Operation and maintenance of machinery. have completed approved education and training and meet the standards of competence specified in section A-III/6 of the STCW Code. and shall determine the need for requiring those personnel to update their . III/5) .NEW Safe us of electrical equipment. for requiring these personnel to update their qualifications. Able seafarer Engine (Reg.not less than 6 months and have completed approved training. paragraphs 1 to 4. not less than 36 months: however.NEW Contribute to a safe engineering watch Contribute to the monitoring and controlling of an engine room watch Contribute to fuelling and oil transfer operations Contribute to bilge and ballast operations Contribute to the operation of equipment and machinery Electrical.Plan and schedule operations.Manage fuel. electronic and control engineering at the management level (Code A. III/5) ² NEW (Cont) Every Party shall compare the standards of competence which it required of ratings in the engine department for certificates issued before 1 January 2012 with those specified for the certificate in section A-III/5 of the STCW Code. listed by type of machinery . maintenance and use of hand and power tools . surveillance. lubrication and ballast operations.III/2) Maintain a safe engineering watch . or otherwise not less than 36 months of combined workshop skills training and approved seagoing service of which not less than 30 months will be seagoing service in the engine department.safety precautions before commencing work or repair . have approved seagoing service in the engine department of: . III/6) ² NEW (Cont) Every Party shall compare the standards of competence which it required of electrotechnical officers for certificates issued before 1 January 2012 with those specified for the certificate in section A-III/6 of the STCW Code.Safe disposal of waste Application.for certification as second engineer officer.NEW Contribute to shipboard maintenance and repair.Surface preparations Manufacturer·s safety guidelines and shipboard instructions . Practic al knowledge . paragraphs 1 to 3 of the STCW Code.Operation. and meet the standards of competence specified in section A-VI/1. lubrication and cleaning materials and equipment . paragraph 2. Seafarers may be considered by the Party to have met the requirements of this regulation if they have served in a relevant capacity in the engine department for a period of not less than 12 months within the last 60 months preceding the entry into force of this regulation for that Marine engineering at the support level (Code A-III/5) . . and shall determine the need.emergency procedures different voltages onboard Maintenance and repair at the support level (Code A-III/5) . Marine engineering at the management level (Code A. III/6) ² NEW Every electro-technical officer serving on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more shall hold a certificate of competency. theoretical knowledge Manage troubleshooting restoration of electrical and electronic control equipment to operating condition.Manage the operation of propulsion plant machinery. have completed not less than 12 months of combined workshop skills training and approved seagoing service of which not less than 6 months will be seagoing service as part of an approved training programme which meets the requirements of section A-III/6 of the STCW Code and is documented in an approved training record book. including. and . and meet the standard of competence specified in section A-III/5 of the STCW Code. not less than 12 months as qualified engineer officer.isolation procedures . while qualified to serve as a rating forming part of an engineering watch. Every candidate for certification shall: meet the requirements for certification as a rating forming part of a watch in a manned engine-room or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engine -room. if any. pumps and piping systems Electrical. paragraphs 1 to 4 and section A-VI/4. Theoretical knowledge . Electro-Technical Officer (Reg.for certification as chief engineer officer. electronic and control engineering at the support level (Code A-III/5) .not less than 12 months. including.

automation and control systems of main propulsion and auxiliary machinery .qualifications.meet the standard of competence specified in section A-III/7 of the STCW Code. Seafarers may be considered by the Party to have met the requirements of this regulation if they have served in a relevant capacity on board a ship for a period of not less than 12 months within the last 60 months preceding the entry into force of this regulation for that Party and meet the standards of competence specified in section A-III/7 of the STCW Code.bridge navigation equipment and ship communication systems . a suitably qualified person may be considered by a Party to be able to perform certain functions of section A-III/6. electrical and electronic measurement equipment for fault finding. electronic and control engineering at the operational level(Code A. if any. maintenance and repair operations Maintenance and repair at the support level (Code A. and shall determine the need.III/6) Maintenance and repair of. or .III/7) Contribute to shipboard maintenance and repair Contribute to the maintenance and repair of electrical systems and machinery onboard Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the support level (Code A. electronic and control systems of deck machinery and cargo-handling equipment .have qualifications that meet the technical competences in table A-III/7 and an approved period of seagoing service. which shall not be less than 3 months. III/7) ² NEW (Cont) Every Party shall compare the standards of competence which it required of electrotechnical ratings for certificates issued before 1 January 2012 with those specified for the certificate in section A-III/7 of the STCW Code. III/7) ² NEW Every electro-technical rating serving on a seagoing ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more shall be duly certificated. and . Electrical. electronic and control engineering at the support level (Code A. electronic and control systems Monitor the operation of automatic control systems of propulsion and auxiliary machinery Operate generators and distribution systems Operate and maintain power systems in excess of 1. a suitably qualified person may be considered by a Party to be able to perform certain functions of section A-III/7. or . . Electro-Technical Ratings (Reg.electrical and electronic equipment .have completed approved seagoing service including not less than 12 months training and experience.be not less than 18 years of age. Seafarers may be considered by the Party to have met the requirements of this regulation if they have served in a relevant capacity on board a ship for a period of not less than 12 months within the last 60 months preceding the entry into force of this regulation for that Party and meet the standards of competence specified in section A-III/6 of the STCW Code.III/7) Safe use of electrical equipment Contribute to monitoring the operation of electrical systems and machinery Use hand tools.have completed approved training. Electrical.control systems of hotel equipment Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at operational level (Code A. Notwithstanding the above requirements of paragraphs 1 to 4. . Notwithstanding the above requirements of paragraph 1 to 4. for requiring these personnel to update their qualifications. control and fight fire onboard Operate life-saving appliances Apply medical first aid onboard Application of leadership and teamworking skills Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship Electro-Technical Ratings (Reg.III/7) Contribute to the handling of stores Apply precautions and contribute to the prevention of pollution of the marine environment Apply occupational health and safety procedures .electrical. including an approved period of seagoing service which shall not be less than 6 months.000 volts Operate computers and computer networks on ships Use English in written and oral form Use internal communication systems Maintenance and repair at the operational level (Code A.III/6) Ensure compliance with pollution-prevention requirements Prevent. Every candidate for certification shall: .III/6) Monitor the operation of electrical.

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