Training and qualifications requirements for seafarers working on ships depend on size of ship, type of ships,
area of operations and in what capacity the seafarer is required to work on
STCW 95 Convention provides training and certification requirements for
sea-going officers and ratings. Virgin
Islands Shipping registry issues endorsements
to the holders of STCW Certificates of Competency issued by some IMO ‘White List’ countries whose procedures and facilities have
been evaluated by
us or any of our Red Ensign Group partners.
evaluations ensure that procedures and facilities are in compliance with the
standards of competence, training and certification, as well as quality
standards required by the STCW convention. The endorsements are issued in accordance with regulation I/2 of the STCW 78
Convention as amended in 1995.