STCW Chapter II
Master and Deck Department
STCW Policy Letters

Policy Letters concerning STCW Chapter II - Master and Deck Department are listed below.

Listing of Policy Letters that relate to chapter II of the new STCW requirements listed by title and document number.
Title Policy Number
Guidance on issuance of endorsements and approval of Training to meet the 2010 amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW). 12-07
Qualification VIA "The Hawsepipe" for STCW Endorsement As Officer in charge of a navigation watch on ships of 200 GRT/500 GT or more. 11-07
Sea Service on Vessel Measured under both the regulatory measurement system and convention measurement system. 11-12
Demonstrations of Competence in Visual Communications (Flashing Light) 02-05
Processing Applications for Mariner Credentials For Service on Seagoing Vessels Beginning 1 February 2003 02-03
Acceptance of STCW assessments of Skills to Qualify for Near Coastal and Oceans Towing Vessel Licenses and Endorsements 04-03
Applicants for ocean or near coastal mate license for service on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (GT) (200 gross register tons [GRT]) with qualifying service or training beginning on or after 1 August 1998 and all applicants beginning 1 February 2002. [Part 2], [Part 3], Also see Policy Letter 16-02 Cancelled as of July 1, 2011 replaced by CG 543 Policy Letter 11-07 01-02
Applicants for ocean or near coastal Master and Chief Mate licenses for service on vessels of 3000 or more gross tonnage (GT) with qualifying service or training beginning on or after 1 August 1998 and all applicants beginning 1 February 2002 04-02
Qualification for deck and Engineering Ratings 14-02
Sea Service on Vessels Measured Under the International Tonnage Convention System 15-02
Change 1 to NMC Policy Letter 01-02 16-02
Clarification of Navigational and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 7-00 on the application of STCW on vessels less than 200 GRT 06-00
Licenses and Certifications Issued under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW) for Service on Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV)- Change 1 to Policy Letter 7-00 07-00
Approval of Programs Leading to Certification as a rating forming part of a Navigational Watch 05-00
Sea Service Credit for Approved Courses 10-01