E XAMINATION CIRCULAR - EXM-05/03
Dated November 27, 2003
Sub:Conversion of Skipper and Fishing Second Hand Certificate of Competency-"Fishing Vesse regarding.
The Principal officer,
I am directed to forward hrewith a clarification to MS Notice No.
24of 2003 for your kind information and necessary action.
Pls acknowledge receipt.
Clarification to M.S. Notice No. 24 of 2003
27th November 2003
1. Category Standby Vessels includes all crew/support Vessels plying to and from a Base Port as defined under heading 4. DEFINITIONS of the M. S. Notice No. 24 /2003.
2. As clearly spelt out under heading 1.INTRODUCTION para.2) that subject Notice has identified areas of operations for such fishing vessel personnel in Arabian/Persian Gulf, West African Waters . etc.. Therefore, the intent of subject M. S. Notice is to include operation regions of Arabian/ Persian Gulf including Gulf of Oman and Red Sea. Any other areas out side operation regions stated above will have to be within 23º North and South Latitudes, where this M.S. Notice will have effect.Such limitation of area will be clearly shown on the said Certificate of Competency (R).
3. For the purpose of D.4 (GMDSS Course full attendance) of Annex-II
(application form), an attendance certificate from U.K. approved GMDSS
Course will be acceptable.
This issues with approval of the Chief Examiner of Masters &
Mates and Nautical Advisor to the Govt. of