Revised format of certificates issued in terms of the STCW Convention

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate announced that, with effect from 2 May 2017, a new format for all certificates issued in terms of the STCW Convention issued by the Republic of Malta will be introduced. In order to fully implement the revised requirements for certificates in accordance to the 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention, the Directorate will be introducing a new format for all certificates.

For more information, ship owners and other relevant persons can access MS Notice 135 here.

For any questions concerning this regulation, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.