Ministry Of Transport On The Modification Of The People's Republic Of China Ships Crew Competency Examination And Certification Decision Rules (Amended In 2013)

Original Language Title: 交通运输部关于修改《中华人民共和国海船船员适任考试和发证规则》的决定(附2013年修正本)

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Ministry of transport on the modification of the People's Republic of China ships crew competency examination and certification decision rules (amended in 2013)

    (December 24, 2013 2013 18th release from the Ministry of transport as of December 24, 2013) Department of transportation decided to the People's Republic of China ships crew competency examination and certification rules (Transportation Department order 2011 of 12th) as follows:

    First, modify the 30th to: "ships abroad in case of force majeure or other certified crew unable to perform the functions of special circumstances, unable to meet minimum safe manning requirements, require the vessel to the next level when crew temporarily the duties at a higher level shall be submitted to the maritime administrative agency issuing the seafarers ' certificates application for proof of privilege."

    Second, the 31st article is revised as follows: "the crew other than specified in the first paragraph of this article of the other crew members, not proof of privilege." Third, the 33rd article is revised as follows: "related to the maritime administrative agency shall verify the receipt of the application, to meet the conditions of article 31st shall be issued in the 3rd period not exceeding 6 months free to prove, but the captain or chief engineer from proof of validity not exceeding 3 months.

    Does not meet the criteria, and shall inform the applicant within the 3rd is not proof of privilege ". Four, the 35th is revised as follows: "the parties after the ship arrives at the first port in China, has proved that failure-free.

    Fail-proof of privilege shall surrender the original certificate issued by the maritime administrative agency in a timely manner. "

This decision take effect on December 24, 2013.

    People's Republic of China ships crew competency examination and certification rules under this decision be revised and republished.

    Attachment: People's Republic of China rules of examination and certification of competence on seagoing 2013 (revised)

    (December 27, 2011 Department of transportation released December 24, 2013 2013 of 18th, the Ministry of transport announced, since December 24, 2013, the Ministry of transport to amend of People's Republic of China ships crew competency examination and certification decision amendments to rules)

    Chapter I General provisions

    First in order to improve the quality of seafarers to ensure safety of life and property at sea, protection of the marine environment, in accordance with the People's Republic of China maritime traffic safety law and the People's Republic of China regulations, as well as the crew that China has concluded or acceded to the relevant international conventions, these rules are formulated.

    Second rule applies to achieve People's Republic of China certificate of competence on seagoing (hereinafter referred to as certificates of competency) conducted examinations and certificates of competency, certificates of competency certificates and foreign certificates of competency recognition of visa issuance and management.

Article transportation departments under the State Council a national ships crew competency examination and certification work.

National maritime administrations in the Transportation Department, under the leadership of work of the examination and certification of competence on seagoing unified management.

    States maritime administration maritime administration at all levels in accordance with the mandate is in charge of the national maritime administration determines seafarers competency examination and certification work.

    Article fourth seafarers competency examination and certification should follow the principle of fairness, impartiality, openness and convenience.

    Zhang Shi II certificate

    First certificate of competency profiles

Article fifth competency certificates contain the following basic elements:

(A) the holder's name, gender, date of birth, nationality, signature and photograph of the holder;

(B) certificate grade, number;

(C) provisions relating to the application of international conventions;

(Iv) licensee area of competency, positions and functions;

(V) holders of suitable ship types, main propulsion, special items such as equipment operation;

(F) the date of issue and date of expiry;

(G) the name of the issuing authority and issuing officer signatures;

    (H) the provisions need to be enshrined in other content.

    Sixth competence of the holder of the air into unlimited navigation area and coastal area, but the aerial of the radio operator competency into A1, A2, A3 and A4 sea areas.

Article seventh certificate of competency levels are divided into:

(A) master, deck officers, Chief Engineer and engineer certificate of competency levels are divided into:

1. unlimited navigation qushi certificate is divided into two levels:

(1) first class certificate of competency: applies to 3000 gross tons and above or a ship main propulsion 3,000-kilowatt and above;

(2) second class certificate of competency: applies to 500 gross tons and over 3000 gross tons or main propulsion 750-kilowatt and up to 3,000-kilowatt of ships.

2. coastal navigation qushi certificate is divided into three levels:

(1) first class certificate of competency: applies to 3000 gross tons and above or a ship main propulsion 3,000-kilowatt and above;

(2) second class certificate of competency: applies to 500 gross tons and over 3000 gross tons or main propulsion 750-kilowatt and up to 3,000-kilowatt of ships;

(3) third-class certificate of competency: suitable for under 500 tons gross or the master of a ship propulsion under 750-kilowatt.

(B) the senior sailor on duty, senior mechanic on duty certificate of competency applicable to 500 gross tons and over or ship main propulsion 750-kilowatt and above.

(C) the sailor on duty, on-duty mechanic certificate of competency levels are divided into:

1. unlimited navigation qushi certificate applies of 500 tons gross and over or ship main propulsion 750-kilowatt and above;

2. coastal navigation qushi certificate is divided into two levels:

(1) first class certificate of competency: applies to 500 gross tons and over or ship main propulsion 750-kilowatt and above;

(2) second class certificate of competency: suitable for under 500 tons gross or the master of a ship propulsion under 750-kilowatt.

(D) electrical and electronics technician certificate of competency for main propulsion 750-kilowatt and above the ship.

    Serving in the tug master and deck department crew certificate of competency held by rank with the tug's main propulsion power corresponds to the level.

Eighth crew based on the service sector are divided into:

(A) the master;

(B) the deck crew: chief mate, second mate, third mate, senior watchkeeping on duty sailors, mariners, chief mate, second mate, third mate called driver;

(C) the engineering crew: Chief Engineer, second engineer, second engineer, Third Engineer, electrical workers, high-duty mechanics, machinists, electronic technicians on duty, which the second engineer, second engineer, three wheels are collectively referred to as engineer officer;

    (D) the radio operator: level, radio electronics, radio electronics II, General operators, restricted operators.

Nineth crew functions according to the Division of labour is divided into:

(A) navigation;

(B) the operation and stowage of the goods;

(C) ships and personnel management;

(D) marine engineering;

(V) electrical, electronic and control engineering;

(F) maintenance and repair;

(VII) radio communications.

Crew member functions according to the technical requirements are divided into:

(A) management level;

(B) operational level;

    (Iii) to support the level. Tenth competency certificate holder should be on the certificate of competency within the scope of position or below the certificate of competency scope of duties.

    But the sailor on duty crew positions must possess on duty sailors senior sailor on duty or competency certificate, watchkeeping crew mechanic positions must possess on duty mechanic senior mechanic on duty or competency certificates.

    Section II the issuance of certificate of competency

Achieved certificate of competency the 11th article, subject to the following conditions:

(A) hold a valid service book of crew members;

(B) in accordance with national maritime administrative agency for seafarers jobs health standards;

(C) completed the vocational training of the rules set out in the annex;

(D) sea tenure qualifications with the rules set out in the annex, and good service performance and safety record;

(E) through the corresponding competency examination.

    To be on the oil tanker, chemical tanker, liquefied gas ships, passenger ships, high-speed vessels and other special types of crews serving on ships, also subject to the provisions of section III of this chapter training, qualifications, and other special requirements.

12th applying for certificates of competence on seagoing, shall submit the following materials:

(A) the application form for seafarers ' certificates of competency;

(B) the crew service book;

(C) the seafarers ' health certificates;

(D) identity documents;

(E) meet the requirements of the maritime administrative agency photos;

(Vi), vocational training certificates or diplomas of maritime education;

(VII) on board training record book;

(H) certificate of competency held;

(I) professional skills certificate of competency;

(J) certificate of competency examination.

Holds three, third Assistant Engineer certificate of competency application for second mate, Guan Lunshi Certificate II, submitted to the maritime administrative agency from the first paragraph of this article (vi), (VII), (IX), (x) provision of material;

Trainees from the ship in accordance with these rules, submitted to the maritime administrative agency from the first paragraph of this article (VII) provision of material;

First-time applications for certificates of competence on seagoing, submitted to the maritime administrative agency from the first paragraph of this article (VIII) provision of material.

Special types of vessels in accordance with article 20th to be served should also provide special training for seafarers.

    Application suitable any certificate again effective of, also should submitted after corresponding knowledge of material, but according to 15th article provides application suitable any certificate again effective of, from submitted this article first paragraph (six), and (seven), and (nine), and (10) items provides of material, according to 16th article provides application suitable any certificate again effective of, from submitted this article first paragraph (six), and (nine) items provides of material.

    13th the maritime administrative agency for the permit application and audited in accordance with conditions specified in these rules, shall be in accordance with the administrative licensing law, the traffic regulations on the procedures for the implementation of administrative licensing requirements issued the appropriate certificates of competency.

    14th certificate of competency valid for not more than 5 years of expiry date of no more than 65 years old birthday of the holder.

15th master and officer certificate of competency within the validity of the certificate, to meet one of the following conditions, and through knowledge training commensurate with their duties, within 12 months before the expiry date of the certificate of competency has the appropriate administrative rights of the maritime administrative agency applying for certificate of competency valid:

(A) forward for 5 years from the date of application with their certificate of competency within the recorded range of at least 12 months of sea service, and good service performance and safety record;
(B) forward for 6 months from the date of application with their certificate of competency within the recorded range of corresponding accumulated at least 3 months of sea service, and service performance and safety record is good.

    16th article does not meet the provisions of this rule 15th masters and officers, application for certificate of competency valid, shall comply with the following provisions:

(A) the article does not meet the 15th (a), (b) the provision or competency certificates expires 5 years or less, shall attend simulator training and updating training, and through the corresponding sampling project to assess;

(B) the competency certificate has expired more than 5 years and 10 years shall attend simulator training and knowledge training and corresponding inspection subjects theory exam and project evaluation;

    (C) competency certificate expired 10 and above should attend simulator training and updating training, through the corresponding inspection subjects theory exam and project assessment and competency certificate recorded in the corresponding area, rank, in accordance with the provisions on board training record book completed ship of not less than 3 months on probation.

Article 17th when damage or loss of the certificate of competency, holders in addition to the original certificate issued by the maritime administrative agency shall submit applications for replacement and the 12th article of these rules (a), (d) and (e) to request materials, should also meet the following requirements:

(A) the damage of certificate of competency shall surrender the damaged certificates;

(B) loss of certificate of competency shall be issued nationwide newspaper lost certificate of competency bulletin, or to submit the original certificate issued by the maritime administrative agency issued by the local notary public certificate publishing notices for competency certificate missing since 30th may apply after the date of the announcement.

    Replacement certificate of competency expiry date same as the yuanshi certificate expiry date.

Article 18th for violation of maritime administrative competency certificate has been revoked, since after 2 years from the date on which the certificate is revoked, by low job competency examination, in accordance with the provisions of the present rule 12th to submit appropriate materials, the original certificate of competency issued by the maritime administrative agency applying for certificate of competency of the low post.

    The maritime administrative agency through the competency examination, and good safety record, shall issue the appropriate certificate of competency.

Article 19th in inland waterway vessels, marine fishing vessels or military personnel serving on ships, meet the following requirements, in accordance with the provisions of the national maritime authority to apply for the corresponding certificate of competency:

(A) the proposed certificate grades and posts is not higher than in inland waterway vessels, marine fishing vessels or military ships on the corresponding certificate grades and posts, which you can apply for the highest rank as a Chief Officer or second engineer;

(B) in inland waterway vessels, marine fishing vessels or military ships on the water service to adapt with this sea service rules, and good service performance and safety record;

    (C) vocational training in the corresponding position and position applied corresponds with the theory test and evaluation.

    Section III special requirements for special types of ship crews

    Article 20th on the oil tanker, chemical tanker, liquefied gas ships, serving on special types of vessels, such as passenger vessels, high speed, should also complete the corresponding special training, and training for seafarers.

    21st in the voyage between the two Hong Kong 50 nautical miles and above passenger services on the captain and officers shall apply the corresponding area of 3000 gross tonnage and above or 3,000-kilowatt and above the vessel's certificate of competency.

22nd section applicable to the voyage between the two Hong Kong 50 nautical miles and above ship pilots, Captain's certificate of competency shall satisfy the following conditions:

(A) application applies to passenger ships third mate certificate of competency shall be in other kinds of 3000 gross tons and above ships served as third officer on the expiration of 12 months, good service performance and safety records, cadet officer taking office and passenger ship at least 3 months, or, with a third officer competency examination, on the passenger ship completed 18 months probation, good service performance and safety record.

(Ii) application applies Yu passenger second mate suitable any certificate who, should in other type of 3000 total tons and the above ships Shang served as second mate full 12 months, served performance and security records good, and at least in passenger Office trainee second mate 3 months; or holds passenger three suitable any certificate and in corresponding airlines district, and ship grade of ships Shang served as three many Yu 18 months, served performance and security records good, which had served as passenger three at least 6 months.

(Three) application applies Yu passenger mate suitable any certificate who, should in other type of 3000 total tons and the above ships Shang served as mate full 24 months, served performance and security records good, and at least in passenger Office trainee mate 3 months; or holds passenger second mate suitable any certificate and in corresponding airlines district, and ship grade of ships Shang served as second mate many Yu 12 months, which had served as passenger second mate at least 6 months, through mate exam, at least in passenger Office trainee mate 3 months, served performance and security records good.

    (Four) application applies Yu passenger Captain suitable any certificate who, should in other type of 3000 total tons and the above ships Shang served as Captain full 24 months, served performance and security records good, and at least in passenger Office trainee Captain 3 months; or holds passenger mate suitable any certificate and in corresponding airlines district, and ship grade of ships Shang served as mate many Yu 18 months, served performance and security records good, which had served as passenger mate at least 6 months, through Captain exam, and at least in passenger Office trainee Captain 3 months.

Article 23rd initial application applicable to the voyage between the two Hong Kong 50 nautical miles and above passenger ships chief engineer and engineer certificate of competency shall be in other kinds of 3,000-kilowatt on board a seagoing ship in corresponding positions over 12 months and above, good service performance and safety records, and passenger Office trainee positions for 3 months.

    After three rounds of competency examination, performed in the passenger boats required 18 months on probation, good service performance and safety record can apply for the third Assistant Engineer certificate of competency applicable to passenger ships.

    Zhang Shi III examination

Article 24th seafarers the competency examination, including examination and assessment.

Theory test theoretical knowledge as the main content, focus on mastery of the seafarers ' professional knowledge and comprehension tests.

    Assessment of the corresponding operation of ships, simulators and other equipment, international language listening tests and interviews or any other means, focused on seafarers ' expertise using for skills assessment, operation and emergency capacity. 25th competency examination subjects, outlining uniformly formulated and published by the national maritime administrations.

    Related to the maritime administrative agency shall, within the terms of reference developed and published competency examination program, clear competency examination on the time, place, procedure and other related information.

Article 26th applied for a competency examination, an application shall be in accordance with the published procedures to the maritime administrative agency has the appropriate permissions to provide the following information:

(A) identity documents;

(B) apply for a certificate of competency area of the exam, level, job title;

    (C) meet the requirements of the maritime administrative agency photos.

    27th start any examination of the maritime administrative agency shall Yu Shi 5th ticket issued to the applicant, and inform the applicant of such matters as ways to query competency exam. 28th competency examination has failed in the account or project, you can first competency examination within 3 years from the date of the ticket issuance 5 times the make-up.

    Overdue cannot pass all competency examination, all competency exam failure. 29th the maritime administrative agency shall, after the exam results are announced in the 30th.

    Competency examination theory test and assessment of achievements are qualified within 5 years of the effective.

    Fourth chapter-free proof

    Article 30th ships abroad in case of force majeure or other certified crew unable to perform the functions of special circumstances, unable to meet minimum safe manning requirements, require the vessel to the next level when crew temporarily the duties at a higher level shall be submitted to the maritime administrative agency issuing the seafarers ' certificates application for proof of privilege.

31st to apply for master, deck officers, Chief Engineer, engineers from certified, shall comply with the following conditions:

(A) application captain, and round Captain special from proved of, should holds mate or big Guan Lunshi any certificate and in since application of day up Qian 5 years within, has many Yu 12 months of not below its suitable any certificate by records ship, and airlines district, and positions of served qualifications, served performance and security records good, and Captain, and round captain cannot perform positions of situation is for force majeure reasons caused;

(B) apply for Chief Officer, second engineer privilege proves, should hold a second officer, Guan Lunshi Certificate II and within the 5 years before the date of application, with not less than 12 months of less than recorded in the certificate of competency marine, aviation qualifications, job tenure, and good service performance and safety record;

(C) apply for second mate and second engineer proves, should hold a third officer, third Assistant Engineer certificate of competency, and from the first 5 years of the date of filing, with not less than 12 months of less than recorded in the certificate of competency marine, aviation qualifications, job tenure, and good service performance and safety record;

(Four) application three, and three tube round special from proved of, should holds senior duty sailor, and duty sailor or senior duty mechanic, and duty mechanic suitable any certificate, and in since application of day up Qian 5 years within, has many Yu 12 months of not below its suitable any certificate by records ship, and airlines district, and positions of served qualifications, served performance and security records good.

    Crew stipulated in the first paragraph of this article other than the crew, not proof of privilege.

32nd applications from certified, shall be submitted to the maritime administrative agency include the following applications:

(A) the grounds of the application;

(B) the ship name, sailing area, port;

(C) the qualifications of the intention to apply for the object;

    (D) the relevant supporting documents. Article 33rd applications related to the maritime administrative agency shall verify the information received, to meet the conditions of article 31st shall be issued in the 3rd period not exceeding 6 months from certificate, but the captain or chief engineer from proof of validity not exceeding 3 months.

    Does not meet the criteria, and shall inform the applicant within the 3rd reason for no proof of privilege.

    Article 34th on board a ship at the same time, a special proof of masters and officers a total of not more than 3. 35th vessels involved, after arriving at the first port in China, has proved that failure-free.

    Fail-proof of privilege shall surrender the original certificate issued by the maritime administrative agency in a timely manner.
Fifth chapter recognizes visa

    Article 36th for seafarers, 1978, as amended, training, certification and Watchkeeping standards, the Convention (hereinafter referred to as STCW Convention) issued by a State party of foreign certificates of competency of crew on ships in service, shall be made by the national maritime administration recognition of foreign certificates of competency issued by Visa.

37th applied for visas, shall be submitted to the State maritime administration the following materials:

(A) the State issued certificate of competency;

(B) indicate that applicants comply with the STCW Convention provisions relating to crew management and contracting documents;

    (C) the seafarers ' identity document of the applicant.

Article 38th national maritime safety authority should be in accordance with the STCW Convention and the standards and conditions laid down in these rules, and more, applied for visa crew member State assessment for crew management system from the following aspects:

(A) the seafarers ' training, examination and certification system meets the requirements of STCW Convention;

(B) whether the crew in accordance with the STCW Convention called for the establishment of an effective quality control system;

(C) the seafarers ' conditions, and performance requirements are below the standards provided for in these rules. In accordance with the first paragraph of this article visa issued recognized evaluation results should serve as a basis for the crew management system evaluation results indicate that the State party not less than STCW Convention and the requirements of these rules, and the information provided by the applicant in accordance with section 37th real, comprehensive, national recognition of the maritime administrative agency shall issue the corresponding visas.

    Among them, issued to the master, chief mate, Chief Engineer, Guan Lunshi certificate recognition before the visa, applicants should also participate in and apply for positions corresponding to the maritime traffic safety, environmental protection and other aspects of the training and examination of a maritime administrative agency. 39th recognized shall be deemed to admit the validity of the visa validity period of the certificates of competency, and shall not exceed 5 years.

    When the recognition of certificates of competency fails, appropriate recognition of visas expire automatically.

    The sixth chapter the responsibility of shipping companies and related organisations

40th shipping companies and related agencies should ensure that the crew was assigned to serve the following requirements are met:

(A) hold adequate and valid certificates of competency, and familiar with their duties;

(B) familiar with the ship's furnishings, fittings, equipment, processes, characteristics, and limitations of the relevant circumstances;

    (C) with good language and communication skills, and ensure that in urgent cases and implement safety, pollution prevention and security functions, to effectively carry out its responsibilities.

41st shipping companies and related agencies should establish and perfect training system, in accordance with the following requirements to strengthen the company and crew training:

(A) in accordance with the provisions of the national maritime authority develop and implement relevant training, work experience and other aspects of the training program, and fill in the training, student record books or records;

    (B) take effective measures to ensure that should be undertaken by the company, institutions responsible for other types of training and effective implementation.

42nd shipping companies and related agencies should be provided with complete, up-to-date regulations and relevant international conventions.

    Shipping companies and related agencies should establish sailors archive, crew recruitment, training, qualifications, experience, health status and a crew of about exams, certificate holders and other continuous effective recording and management of information, and make sure you can query at any time.

    Supervision and administration of the seventh chapter

    Article 43rd crew of the maritime administrative agency shall perform its duties, the security record of conducting supervision and inspection, strengthen the supervision of crew competence.

44th under any of the following circumstances, the maritime administrative agency can organize crew competency evaluations:

(A) occur collisions, groundings or ship refloated;

(B) at the time of sailing, mooring or berthing, illegal discharges of substances from the ship;

(C) violation of navigation rules;

(D) other maritime life and property safety and operate ships in the marine environment. In accordance with the first paragraph of this article of crew competence assessment shall be established in accordance with the rules of competency through quizzes, on-site assessment methods.

    Assessment results show that the crew no longer meet the conditions for eligibility, the maritime administrative agency shall cancel its certificate of competency or recognition of visas.

    Article 45th in accordance with article 44th cancelled certificate of competency of crew members, may participate as requested by the maritime administrative agency the low rank, position or area of assessment, the maritime administrative agency issuing its examination results certificate of competency.

    Article 46th responsible for seafarers exam and certification of the maritime administrative agency shall fulfill the competency examination, certification requirements for personnel, equipment, premises and materials, related to the establishment of the quality management system and accredited by the national maritime administrations. 47th crew of the maritime administrative agency shall strengthen the competency examination, certification of staff training and appraisal.

    Job conditions are not met, may not engage in crew competency examination, certification of work.

    48th crew of the maritime administrative agency shall establish information database certificate electronic registration system, crew and other crew members file, and in accordance with the provisions of the national maritime authority with appropriate information query function.

    49th the maritime administrative agency shall publicize the seafarers competency examination and certification matters of management policies, procedures, information such as telephone hotlines, and consciously accept the supervision of society.

    50th addition to maritime administrative agencies according to law, any organisation or individual may for any reason detained seafarers or revoked certificates.

    The eighth chapter legal liability

    51st article hide about situation or provides false material application suitable any certificate, and special from proved, and admitted visa of, maritime management institutions not accepted or not issued suitable any certificate, and special from proved, and admitted visa, and give warning; applicants in 1 years within shall not again application and last application grade, and positions qualification, and airlines district same of suitable any certificate, and special from proved, and admitted visa.

    52nd obtained through fraud, bribery or other improper means competence certificate, privileged certificate, recognition of visa, certificate issued by the maritime administration or the higher maritime administrative agency revoked certificate, and a fine of less than 2000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan.

    53rd forged, altered, or trade certificate of competency, exempt from certification, recognition of visas, collected by the maritime administrative agency the relevant certificates, fined a maximum of 20,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan, has illegally obtained, and shall confiscate the illegal income.

    54th of the crew is not in training, work experience and fill in the record book or recording, by the maritime administrative agency fined 1000 Yuan and 10,000 yuan in serious, and temporarily suspended the crew service book, seafarers ' certificates for more than 6 months to 2 years until revoked the crew of service book, punishment of seafarers ' certificates.

    55th Captain does not truthfully recorded the crew in the crew services Book service qualifications and job performance, by the maritime administrative agency fined 2000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan in serious and withholding certificate of competency for more than 6 months to 2 years until the penalty of revocation of certificate of competency.

    For breach of 56th article of these rules or other provisions of marine traffic safety regulations, revoke a certificate of competency by the maritime administrative agency, within 2 years from the date of the revocation, shall apply for a certificate of competency.

57th of the maritime administrative agency shall have any of the following circumstances, by the national maritime administrations shall be ordered to correct serious, restrict or cancel the competency examination and certification of permission:

(A) regulations on violations of administrative license procedure competency examination and certification of work;

(B) ultra vires conduct competency examination or to issue a certificate of competency;

    (C) fails to meet the conditions of issuance of certificate of competency of the applicant.

    Nineth chapter by-laws

Article 58th of competency certificates, free certificates, recognition of visas uniformly printed by the national maritime administrations.

    On board training, trainees log specific formats and content by the maritime administrative agency unified provisions of the State.

59th article of the rules the following terms mean:

(A) sea-going ships, refers to the various types of navigation at sea and river ships, but does not include military vessels, fishing vessels, ships and non-operating sports yacht;

(B) unlimited navigation area refers to any navigable waters at sea, including open ports all over the world and international navigation canals and rivers;

(C) coastal navigation area, refers to the Chinese coastal ports, internal waters and territorial sea, as well as all other navigable waters under national jurisdiction;

(D) the A1 sea area refers to by at least one continuous digital selective calling (DSC) alarm capabilities of very high frequency (VHF) coast station radiotelephone coverage area;

(V) A2 sea area and means other than A1 sea area, by at least one continuous DSC alerting capabilities of medium frequency (MF) coast station radiotelephone coverage area;

(Vi) A3 sea area and means other than A1 and A2 sea area, capable of continuous alarm by the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT) geostationary satellite coverage area;

(G) A4 sea area refers to areas besides the A1, A2 and A3 sea area;

(VIII) non-carriers, is, in terms of ships, tugs, is not engaged in cargo (or passenger) transport motor vessel;

(I) the safety record is good, means within 5 years from the date of the application does not have the primary responsibility for the accident and above;

(J) the practice refers to maritime institutes or training organisations to implement experimental teaching, teaching and practice on board the factory.

(11) the shipping lines, refers to the owner, operator, Manager or bareboat charterer;

    (12) the related agencies refers to seafarers service agencies and expatriate institutions for seafarers.

60th following crew competency examination and issuing these rules do not apply, in accordance with the provisions of the national maritime administration:

(A) the two voyages of less than 50 nautical miles between Hong Kong passenger ship or the master and officers serving on ro-ro passenger ships;

(B) serving on board a vessel less than 100 gross tons, Captain and the deck crew;

(C) in the main propulsion under 220-kilowatt serving the engineering crew on the ship;

(D) only in waters near the port and port navigation and operations crews serving on ships;

    (E) official boat, seaplane, wig, non-operating yachts, motor boats, non-self-serving on the ship's crew.
61st ships in inland, its master, deck officers shall, according to the maritime administrative agency regulations made, routes of the qualification certificate of seafarers inland routes, but except for the pilot.

    62nd concluded or acceded to the international conventions for ordinary seaman certificate validity period there are special provisions, in accordance with its provisions.

    63rd this rule has been made prior to the implementation of the seafarers ' certificate of competency and are receiving the seafarers ' education, training, examination and certification of persons working by the national maritime administration within the time prescribed in the relevant international conventions, adopt appropriate transitional measures, gradually regulated. 64th article of the rules come into force on March 1, 2012.

    August 1, 2004 by the Ministry of communications issued by the People's Republic of China ships crew competency examination, evaluation and certification rules (traffic, 2004 6th) repealed simultaneously.

Attachment: apply for a certificate of competence on seagoing training, maritime job qualifications and competency examination requirement

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Note: 1. table in the "sea service qualifications" a column in the provides of sea service qualifications must in participate in post suitable any training Qian made, which application unlimited airlines qushi any certificate positions promotion by requirements of sea service qualifications at least has 6 months is in unlimited airlines district of ship Shang served, remaining time can in coastal airlines district of ship Shang served; captain and senior crew ship Shang trainee needed in suitable any exam all subjects and project all through Hou for, and in ship Shang trainee record book in the records; application suitable any certificate of airlines district expanded, and

Tonnage or power may be exempted from probation on the ship.

2. has been held applicable to the crew of the cargo ship's certificate of competency in a variety of non-shipping service can be seen as in the carriage of goods by sea on ships at sea service; in two Hong Kong voyage more than 50 nautical miles, and passenger service between the captain and officers certificate of competency on the maritime service in accordance with the applicable navigation areas, ship level.

3. application suitable any certificate airlines district expanded who, should holds effective of coastal airlines district same ship grade and positions of suitable any certificate, and actual served as its positions not less than 12 months, and completed corresponding of post suitable any training; application suitable any certificate tonnage or power improve who, should holds effective of and by application of tonnage or power lower level but airlines district and positions same of suitable any certificate, and actual served as its positions full 12 months, and completed corresponding of post suitable any training.

4. education of trainees and job competency training in navigation, you can participate in the competency examination according to the following scenarios:

(1) accept many Yu 2 years of full-time navigation class in the vocational/secondary and the above education of students or accept many Yu 2 years three, and three tube round, and electronic electrical Member post suitable any training of students, completed all theory and practice teaching content Hou, can corresponding to application coastal airlines district three, and three tube round, and electronic electrical member of suitable any exam; or has many Yu 12 months of sea service qualifications Hou, can corresponding to application unlimited airlines district three, and three tube round, and electronic electrical Member suitable any exam.

(2) accept full-time navigation class high vocational/high designed and the above education of students, or completed full-time non-navigation class College and the above education and accept many Yu 18 months three, and three tube round, and electronic electrical Member post suitable any training of students, completed all theory and practice teaching content Hou, can corresponding to application unlimited airlines district three, and three tube round, and electronic electrical member of suitable any exam.

(3) recognized by the national maritime administration, Maritime College of the good quality of education and training for full-time undergraduate students in navigation, once you have completed all of the theory and practice of teaching content, can apply for unlimited navigation area accordingly second mate and second engineer of the competency examination.

(4) students receiving maritime education and the third officer, third Assistant Engineer, electrical Inspector job competency training of participants, can be 6 months before graduation or completion accordingly apply for duty in sailors, on-duty mechanic, electronic technical competency examination, on duty excused duty sailors, mechanics, electronics technician job competency training. Accept navigation class education or post suitable any training of students through three, and second mate, and three tube round, and II Guan Lunshi any exam Hou, should in corresponding airlines district corresponding grade or low a airlines district or low a grade of ship Shang completed many Yu 12 months of ship Shang trainee, which at least should has 6 months is in Captain or senior crew of guide Xia perform has driving Taiwan or cabin duty duties; accept electronic electrical Member navigation class education and suitable any training of students through suitable any exam Hou,

Should be at the appropriate level on Board of the ship completed not less than 12 months on probation. 5. National Maritime Administration approved teaching quality management system functioning maritime educational institutions in accordance with the rules of examination of competence on seagoing.