The Government of India has given nod for a pact between India and Korea that would pave the way for recognition of each other's certificates on maritime education and training for seafarers. The decision was taken by Union Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Guidance on training and certification requirements for ship security officers and seafarers with designated security duties has been agreed by IMO, to address
Maritime operational effectiveness is to be enhanced globally through the provision of training and certification for seafarers assigned to use advanced
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the certification of its own seafarer education and training program by Oslo-based Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
New Zealand Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has signed into law the Maritime Rules giving effect to SeaCert – a major overhaul of the certification process for New Zealand seafarers.