The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has taken steps to allow the holders of seafarer certificates and certificates of medical fitness, to continue to perform duties even if the certificate expires during the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.
Transport Canada announced that any certificate of competency, certificate of proficiency, examiner certificate or training certificate expiring between October 2019 and March 2021, is granted an extension until 31 March 2021.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informs that they extended the duration of some AMSA issued certificates that expire in the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.
As part of its newly announced arrangements amid COVID-19, AMSA announced it has taken steps to allow the holders of seafarer certificates and certificates of medical fitness to continue to perform duties even if the certificate expires during the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) announced further steps to allow holders of National Law certificates of competency and first aid certificates to continue to perform their duties even if their certificate expires during the period between 26 March 2020 and 31 January 2021.
Merchant mariner credentials, both national and STCW, that expire between 1 March 2020 and 30 September 2020, are extended to 31 March 2021, the US Coast Guard announced.
TraPac Los Angeles recently entered “Green Marine environmental certification program” for the North American maritime industry, becoming the first terminal operator in California joining the program.
The American P&I Club announced extension of the validity of its PEME certificates to 31st August 2020, as the significant restrictions on shipowners’ ability to perform regular crew changes continue to be a challenge for the maritime community.
MPA Singapore advised holders of Singapore Certificates of Competency and Tanker Endorsement on the requirements for revalidation of Certificates of Competency and Tanker Endorsement to meet STCW Convention.
Spanish ferry operator Baleària announced it is working towards being the first shipping line in the world to obtain the Global Safe Site COVID-19 badge at the highest level (Excellence) from French class Bureau Veritas.
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