Qualifying Sea Service for Steam/Motor Endorsement (Included in TEAP A, Section III/16, Clause 5.4)

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SHIPPING  
Authorised by EAC Branch File No:ENG/EXAM-17(9)/99 EACQM: 0751
Dy. Chief Surveyor with the Govt. of India
 
Instructions to Examiners Circular No. 076-A
Issue No. 00 Dated:11h Nov, 2004

Further to Circular No. 76 dated 4th October, 2004, Para 2 is amended to be read as follows:-

1. In partial modification to Instruction of Examiners Circular No.53 dated 1st July, 2003 with regard to Qualifying sea service for steam or motor endorsement:

Normal table for candidates following a route from Class IV level onwards is as given below:  
Regulation / Category Column A (Qualifying Sea Service) Column B (Propelling time)
STCW 95 Reg III/1OIC EW Total minimum approved Sea service after MEO Class IV -A Minimum watchkeeping on Main Propulsion Machinery or UMS duties (on ships 750 kw or more)
Motor (M) 6 months 4 months
Steam (S) 6 months 4 months
Combined Steam & Motor 8 months 6 months (3 months Motor + 3 months Steam)
STW 95 Reg III/2 2nd engineer3000 k W or more Total minimum approved sea service after obtaining Class IV Part B (III/1) Min watchkeeping on Main Propulsion Machinery or UMS duties (on ships 750 kw or more)
Motor (M) 12 months 8 months
Steam (S) 12 months 8 months
Combined ( Steam & Motor) 16 months 12 months (6 months Motor + 6 months Steam)
*Endorsement (Steam or Motor) 6 months 4 months
STCW 95 Reg III/2Chief engineer3000 k W or more Total minimum approved sea service after obtaining MEO Certificate of Competency Class II (III/2) Min watch keeping on Main propulsion machinery while qualified to serve as 2nd engineer (holding III/2 cert. on Ships of power 3000 k W or more)
Motor (M) 18 months 12 months
Steam (S) 18 months 12 months
Combined( Steam & Motor) 18 months 12 months (6m Motor + 6m Steam)
Endorsement (Steam or Motor) 6 months 4 months
This is in modification to the table given in META manual Vol. I on Page III/26 (table 3)

This should be implemented with immediate effect.

Steam or motor endorsement to a C.O.C applies to candidates who are in possession of C.O.C for the grade in Motor or Steam respectively.

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