Engine Circular No. 37
Dated Sept 30, 2004
It has been decided by the Directorate General of Shipping, Mumbai to issue the certificate as per STCW 95 Convention Regulation III/4 which meets the standard of competence specified in section A-III/4 Para 3 to Marine Engineer Officer trainees holding MEO Class IV Part A, to form part of a engine room watch or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engine room on a sea going ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 KW propulsion power or more as per following stipulation.
1. The performance of
duties shall be carried out under the direct supervision of a qualified
1 have completed approved 4 years education and training as
required by Meta Manual
.2 have obtained MEO Class IV Part A either by exemption or by examination.
.3 have under gone the appropriate engine room simulator course for watch keeping.
.4 have completed all four mandatory STW safety training courses including AFF Course.
3. Such candidates will be issued with certificate by D.G.Shipping, as per STCW 95 Convention Regulation III/4, based on the assessment (practical test) conducted by DGS approved Colleges / Training Institution.
4. Approved colleges /
training institutions shall conduct oral * examination of such
candidates and forward the list of candidates to the Directorate General
of Shipping, Mumbai for approval and issuances of the Certificates.
Engineer & Ship Surveyor cum Dy.DG(Tech)
Annexure - Ixure-I
SUMMARY OF ORAL TO BE CONDUCTED FOR EXAMINATION AND ASSESSMENT
: III/4 of STCW’ 95 & Section : A-III/4 of STCW Code
** Oral examination shall be conducted after the candidate has successfully completed his pre sea training as follows :
Category I – 1] 4 year Graduation from MERI Kolkata / similar DGS approved institution conducting four year Marine Engineering Degree Course
2] MERI, Mumbai - One year training for graduate Engineer / similar DGS approved institution conducting one year Marine Engineering Course.
Category II – Candidates appearing for MEO Class IV Part A examination, orals shall be conducted by DGS/MMD Examiners, after obtaining MEO Class IV Part A.