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STCW Convention and STCW Code

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The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW Convention), aims to promote safety of life and property at sea, and the protection of the Marine environment by establishing international standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers.

This publication contains the Final Act of the 2010 Conference of Parties to the 1978 STCW Convention, resolutions adopted by that Conference, and a complete, consolidated text of the STCW Convention, its original articles, revised annex and supporting STCW Code. This publication also includes the amendments to the Convention and the Code adopted in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Related Topics: Seafarers


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