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@Sea
Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 5:53 PM
Joined: 12/06/2013
Posts: 8


I'm trying to decipher the deck certification requirements for a >24 <500gt Maltese registered private/commercial yacht. Can you help me or point me in the right direction?
Chief_1
Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 7:15 PM
Joined: 02/06/2008
Posts: 342


The Maltese maritime authority might be a good place to start.
@Sea
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 6:56 AM
Joined: 12/06/2013
Posts: 8


Wow this place is full of clever people isnt it!? There's a reason I'm asking my questions here and not to Transport Malta.
Anonymous
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 9:38 AM

Hi,

first check if they accepting MCA licences.

In below text find Malta yacht code requirements:

 Qualifications issued in accordance with the STCW Convention as amended are accepted 

subject to endorsement by this Administration. On case by case basis other yacht

qualifications may be accepted.

The placing on board of a cook / stewards remains the Owners’ responsibility if and as

required.

All crew on board should hold a valid medical fitness certificate.

As a minimum on yachts more than 24 metres in length and above but below 500 GT:

- the Master should hold an approved Basic Sea Survival course Certificate and a Fire Fighting

course Certificate;

- one crew member should hold an approved Basic Sea Survival course Certificate;

- one crew member should hold an approved Fire Fighting course Certificate.

 

Radio Qualifications

There shall be at least one person holding the appropriate GMDSS Operator’s Certificate.

Yachts less than 300 GT and operating within Sea Area A1 require as a minimum one operator

to be in possession of a GMDSS Short Range Certification (S.R.C).

Yachts of 300 GT and over operating within Sea Area A1 require as a minimum one operator

to be in possession of a GMDSS Restricted Operator’s Certificate (R.O.C.).

Yachts of 300 GT and over operating beyond Sea Area A1 require as a minimum one operator

to be in possession of a GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (G.O.C.).

Yachts of 500 GT and above but below 3000GT require a minimum of two crew members to

be in possession of a GMDSS G.O.C.

 

24m or more: 200-500GT 

Up to 60M & 150M 

Master 1

C/O     1

C/E     1

Ass.Eng – 1

Yacht Rating - 2

Unlimited: 

Master 1

C/O     1

OOW 1

C/E     1

2nd/E – 1

Yacht Rating - 2


@Sea
Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2013 5:09 PM
Joined: 12/06/2013
Posts: 8


Thanks for your help, but I have that information already. Cheers
 
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