Seafarers ' Certification Rules

Original Language Title: Jūrnieku sertificēšanas noteikumi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 895 Riga 2005 22 November (pr. No 68 48) seafarers ' certification Issued in accordance with the provisions of the maritime administrations and Maritime Security Act article 26, second paragraph of part (A) General questions 1. definitions and scope 1. determines the procedure and criteria for the State joint stock company "Latvian maritime administration" seafarers ' register (hereinafter referred to as the Latvian register of Seafarers) certified seafarers.
2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1. ARP-automatic radar detection feature of the course;
2.2. BT-capacity unit "gross tonnage", which appears on the ship's tonnage certificate;
2.3. Gmdss-global maritime security and communications system;
2.4. internal waters of the Republic of Latvia rivers, lakes and the waters of the port of proper;
2.5. ratings-crew member, other than the master or an officer;
2.6. restricted fishing area, Gulf of Riga, Republic of Latvia's territorial waters and economic zone;
2.7. maritime qualification – job or practice on the ship at sea, which, pursuant to these provisions, the applicant gives the possibility to receive a certain level of qualification;
2.8. seagoing vessel: any vessel, other than fishing vessels and ships which navigate exclusively in inland waters or in waters waters immediately adjacent coastal waters or areas covered by port rules;
2.9. certificates of competency of seafarers ' register of Latvia issued a document certifying professional qualifications of seafarers in compliance with international law, the European Union and national legislation;
2.10. approval of certificates of competency of seafarers ' register of Latvia issued to masters and officers, confirming the existing certificate of competency, the validity period and the relevant restrictions;
2.11. unlimited fishing areas, fishing areas without restrictions;
2.12. passenger ship-ship intended to carry more than 12 passengers for commercial purposes;
2.13. self-propelled vessel – a vessel moving independently;
2.14. coastal shipping area, the Baltic Sea, including its bays and straits until the parallel Skaw Cape;
2.15. the watch engineer-engineer authorized officers, providing a guard ship machinery spaces in a certain time or runs the guard duty mechanic duties on board with periodic service engine;
2.16. šķiper – person responsible for fishing boat or ship's general management and the safety of navigation;
2.17. third-country national who is not a member of the European Union but which are party to the 1978 International Convention on seafarers ' and draw up standards of training, certification and Watchkeeping (modified) (hereinafter referred to as the STCW Convention);
2.18. the fishing vessel industrial fishing for the sea-use craft with decks, stationary engines and water-tight bulkheads, which is 12 metres in length or more;
2.19. personnel of the vessel – captain, šķiper, officers (the helmsman, mechanic and radio specialists) and gate personnel (traļmeistar, motorists and sailors, fishermen);
2.20. the fishing boat sea fishing, industrial use of bezklāj vessel, as well as a fishing vessel of less than 12 metres.
3. these rules apply to all seafarers who wish to be certified in the Republic of Latvia.
4. the register of Seafarers, mariners, certified organizes evaluation of competency of seafarers, a particular qualification or repeating its approval and issue of certificates of competency, certificates of competency for confirmation or the national certificate of competence, as well as recorded in these documents and the related issue of qualification documents.
5. Issue a new certificate of competency, Latvian seafarers ' register shall record the seaman's book.
6. the certification of seafarers is a paid service. Certification of seafarers tariffs determined according to the maritime administration and the Maritime Security Act, article 6 of the second part.
7. The provisions referred to in (B), (C) and Ddaļ assessment of the competency of seafarers of adequate qualification for granting or repeating the qualification approval shall be carried out in accordance with the STCW Convention A-I/6 of the code provisions, the requirements of paragraph 6 of the established Evaluation Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Evaluation Commission). Transport Ministers approved the list of individuals that comply with the STCW Convention A-I/6 of the code provisions, the requirements of paragraph 6, and may participate in the evaluation of the competence and qualifications. Latvian register of Seafarers, on the basis of the Transport Ministers approved the list, create the Evaluation Commission.
8. the provisions referred to in This Edaļ the competence of seafarers suitable qualifications for the award or qualification for approval to again assess the Transport Ministers approved by the Commission. Panelists include representatives from Riga, Ventspils and Liepaja port captain of the services (hereinafter referred to as Commission for the evaluation of the port).
2. database and the quality management system according to the requirements of the STCW Convention 9 code B-I/9 the requirements of regulation seamen's registry of Latvia is processing the data for seamen to be certified and maintain an electronic database of certification (hereinafter database) and archive.
10. the seafarers ' register kept in the archives of the following Seaman's documents, or copies of these documents: 10.1 submission of certificates of competency, and it receives approval for carrying;
10.2. the assessment protocol;
10.3. education and training, copies of the supporting documents;
10.4. the sea of formal qualification;
10.5. the issued certificate of competency and a copy of the approval.
11. the register of seafarers shall check the authenticity of documents submitted and validity, requesting information for the issuing of documents and other national authorities. According to STCW Convention I/9noteikum of the Latvian register of Seafarers shall, upon request, inform the national authorities of the Republic of Latvia, the shipping and licensed Mariner job placement company, as well as other competent national authorities and the shipping company's qualifications on the authenticity of the document.
12. in accordance with the STCW Convention requirements I/8noteikum Latvian register of Seafarers is implemented, maintained and monitored the internal quality management system, in accordance with which Mariner competence assessment and certification.
3. The applicant 13. Certificates of competency and competency certificate approval applicant has the following age limits: 13.1. certificates of competency of the master of the ship has reached the applicants over age;
13.2. the ship's officer, radio operator and qualified sailors of the guard's competency certificate the applicant has reached the age of 18;
13.3. ratings for competence certificate the applicant has reached 16 years of age.
14. for certifying the qualifications of proficiency with the floating rescue or fast rescue boat, the applicant must be at least 18 years old.
15. certification of the applicant's medical condition meets the regulations concerning work on board ships.
(B) part 4 of radio personnel certification. General questions 16. Personnel responsible for performing radio or radio watchkeeping duties for vessels subject to the 1974 International Convention for the safety of life at sea (SOLAS) requirements of chapter IV, relevant qualifications and grant the Latvian register of Seafarers shall be issued a certificate of competence (annex 1) and confirmation (annex 2) 20.1, 20.2 these terms., 20.3 and 20.4. qualifications referred to. This certificate certifies compliance with the STCW Convention requirements of chapter IV of the code and the worldwide Telecommunication Union radio, which is regulated by the 1998 international telecommunications Convention (hereinafter referred to as the radio regulations).
17. the staff responsible for the radio regulations to vessels that are not subject to chapter IV of the SOLAS Convention requirements, but equipped with radio equipment that meets the performance requirements of the GMDSS, 16 of these regulations to the requirements of paragraphs can be reduced and the issue of a certificate of competency (annex 3) 20.5. these provisions and 20.6. qualifications referred to in demonstrating compliance with the appropriate requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio interviews.
18. the foreign country issued radio personnel certificates of competency recognition is carried out in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, issue 16 of this rule under section 111.
19. If the radio personnel issued the rules referred to in paragraph 38, in addition to comply with requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio.
5. the qualifications and requirements for obtaining them 20. Radio personnel on the following qualifications: 20.1. Gmdss class I radioelektroniķ – comply with the STCW Convention IV/2noteikum and according to the requirements of the approval shall be entitled to ship to perform the functions of operators GMDSS A1, A2, A3 and A4 area, subject to the radio regulations;
20.2. Gmdss radioelektroniķ class II-IV of the STCW Convention/meet the 2noteikum requirements and in accordance with the approval specified in is entitled to ships to perform the functions of operators GMDSS A1, A2, A3 and A4 area, subject to the radio regulations;

20.3. Gmdss operator-meet universal STCW Convention IV/2noteikum and according to the requirements of the approval shall be entitled to ship to perform the functions of operators GMDSS A1, A2, A3 and A4 area, subject to the radio regulations;
20.4. Gmdss restricted operators-comply with the STCW Convention IV/2noteikum and according to the requirements of the approval shall be entitled to ship to perform the functions of operators GMDSS A1 area, subject to the radio regulations;
20.5. the high seas radio operator (Long range radio Operator)-meet the requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio and the European radio communications Committee of CEPT/ERC 31-05 (E) recommendations and is entitled to carry GMDSS radio communications specialist functions A1, A2 and A3 for ships in the area are not subject to chapter IV of the SOLAS Convention, but fitted with radio equipment that meets the operational requirements of the GMDSS under the Radiocommunication Regulations;
20.6. coastal radio operator (short range radio Operator)-meet the requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio and the European radio communications Committee of CEPT/ERC 31-04 E recommendations and is entitled to carry GMDSS radio communications specialist functions A1 area to vessels that are not subject to chapter IV of the SOLAS Convention, but fitted with radio equipment that meets the operational requirements of the GMDSS, subject to the radio regulations.
21. requirements for GMDSS Iklas radioelektroniķ of qualifications: UR21.1.apg the only dent preten accredited professional education radioelektroniķ program ma GMDSS courses and special program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-IV/2 of the code, and (B)-IV/2 of the standard requirements;
21.2. the qualification of the sea – a six month work experience class II radioelektroniķ of CHARGE for vessels fitted with GMDSS radio equipment;
21.3. the jurisdiction corresponds to STCW Convention A-IV/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
22. requirements for GMDSS qualification of class II radioelektroniķ: UR22.1.apg the only dent preten accredited professional education radioelektroniķ program, and a special course in the GMDSS, which comply with the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-IV/2 of the code, and (B)-IV/2 of the standard requirements;
22.2. maritime qualification – six months of work experience in the reserve or radioelektroniķ radiooperator post on vessels fitted with GMDSS radio equipment;
22.3. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-IV/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
23. requirements for GMDSS qualification universal operator applicant: UR23.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport of vessels or the radio operator professional education program and special course in GMDSS, which comply with the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-IV/2 of the code, and (B)-IV/2standart;
23.2. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-IV/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
24. requirements for GMDSS restricted operator qualifications applicant: UR24.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport ship Manager or radio operator professional education program and special course in GMDSS, which comply with the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-IV/2 of the code, and (B)-IV/2 of the standard requirements;
24.2. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-IV/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
25. the relevant qualifications for the award and certificate of competence on ships, which are not subject to part IV of the SOLAS Convention, but fitted with radio equipment that meets the operational requirements of the GMDSS, the Tenderer shall undergo an appropriate certified by the Ministry of transport of the course programme and the assessment of competence UR25.1.nok: ārt exam according to the requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio and the European radio communications Committee 1994 bake/ERC31-05 E recommendations for high seas radio operator qualifications and competency certificate and work under the GMDSS requirements operating A1 , A2 and A3rajon;
25.2. pass a competence assessment exam according to the requirements of the rules of procedure of the radio and the European radio communications Committee of CEPT/1994-04 ERC31 E recommendations for coastal radio operator qualifications and competency certificate and work under the GMDSS requirements operating A1rajon.
26. On this rule 25.1. high seas referred to radio operator qualifications and this rule 25.2. coastal referred to radio operator qualification qualifying person has acquired the ship Manager's professional education program.
27. This rule 20.1, 20.2, 20.3. and 20.4. quality referred to in fikācij of the formal approval of certificates of competency to the applicant for obtaining not less frequently than once every five years to successfully acquire the GMDSS operators reduced rates and certifies competence in Latvian register of Seafarers under the STCW Convention A-IV/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard and repeatedly receives approval.
28. This rule 20.5 and 20.6. bottom. above the formal qualifications to receive certificates of competency for the applicant not less frequently than every five years attest to the competence of the respective qualifications and competence receives the certificate again.
6. the certificate of competence and its approval of 29 to get the issue of certificates of competency, as well as its approval, submit to the Latvian Sailor preten dent register submission (annex 4), three photos and a copy of such documents, the presentation of originals: 29.1. identity document;
29.2. health certificate;
29.3. the vocational training certificate;
29.4. Gmdss course certificate;
29.5. the existing certificate of competency and the approval, if any.
30. to check these rules specified in paragraph 29 of document authenticity and validity, as well as the issue of secondment to the competence test in the evaluation the Commission shall apply these rules, 101, and 102 100. point conditions.
31. to the competence of the applicant for the certificate and its approval is issued, the applicant shall submit to the Latvian register of Seafarers and these rules are presented in paragraph 29.
(C) part of a ship's personnel certification 7. General questions 32. Marine Board (referred to in this part, the ship) for the certification of personnel in the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the STCW Convention.
33. The ship's captain and the officer who performed the function of the guard, according to these rules, the level of competence specified by the Latvian register of Seafarers shall be issued a certificate of competence (annex 1) and approval of certificates of competency (endorsement) (annex 2). The approval is valid for a period of up to five years.
34. Approval shall be issued in accordance with the STCW Convention article VI. Approval certifies competency certificate holder the enough professional competence in conformity with the requirements of the STCW Convention and the right to occupy the post and work on certain types of ships.
35. the ratings, which carries out functions of the guard, handed certificates of competency without confirmation (annex 5).
36. Certificates of competency shall conform to the STCW Convention I/2, paragraph 1, and the requirements of establishing the conformity of the marine service owner, age, health, vocational training and the required standard of competence according to the relevant requirements of the STCW Convention.
37. the officers and ratings, whose qualifications and job requirements are not included in the navigation or the engine room watchkeeping functions, shall be issued by the national certificate of competence (annex 6).
38. In emergency situations (for example, to ensure the completion of the voyage has already begun), if, after the Latvian maritime administration's opinion, it will not result in danger to human life and health, property or the environment, Latvian seafarers ' register after the owner's application may allow a seaman for a period of up to six months to take a position on the ship, which is not relevant to seafarers holding qualifications. The master and the senior mechanic such provisional authorisation (annex 7) may be issued only in cases of force majeure (force majeure), the shortest possible time.
39. The rules referred to in paragraph 38 of the provisional authorisation may be issued to seafarers who under these rules a certified one rank below the post. If the below post is not the issue of certificates of competency for the temporary permit may be issued to seafarers who competence assessment the Commission has demonstrated your qualifications and experience match the requested position. The owner of the ship in the shortest time of sailor follows the replacement with the Certified Professional.
40. On the vessel's personnel certification issues in Latvian register of seafarers informs the Ministry of transport. Ministry of transportation provides information to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under the STCW Convention and the I/IVpant, 3/7/8 Annex I, I, I/I/10 and 13noteikum.
8. Master, deck officer and deck rank staff qualifications and minimum requirements 41. applicant master, deck officers and ratings assigned for the following professional qualifications: 25.5. master on ships of 3000 BTU and higher (or Captain) to take the captain's right and any deck posts to any of the gross tonnage of vessels without driving area restrictions;
41.2. captain on ships less than 3000 gt-eligible to play in the masters, and any post of helmsman on vessels of less than 3000 GT, without driving the district limits;
41.3. captain on ships less than 500 GT-eligible to occupy the Office of master or mate on ships of less than 500 GT, coastal shipping;
25.7. captain on ships less than 200 gt-eligible to occupy the Office of master or mate on board vessels of less than 200 GT, coastal shipping;

25.8. senior mate on ships of 3000 GT and more – entitled to occupy any position on any of the steersman's gross tonnage of ships without the driving area restrictions;
25.8. Senior Lieutenant to ships less than 3000 gt-eligible to occupy any position of helmsman on vessels of less than 3000 GT, without driving the district limits;
25.9. watch mate on ships of 500 GT and more – entitled to occupy the post of Lieutenant of the guard to the gross tonnage of any vessel without driving area restrictions;
41.8. watch mate on ships less than 500 GT-eligible to occupy the post of Lieutenant of the guard on ships of less than 500 GT, coastal shipping;
41.9. sailor of the guard – entitled to ships to take the crew to the post with the right navigational watch;
41.10. qualified sailor of the guard-ships entitled to occupy the post of the sailors with qualified navigational watch;
41.11. quartermaster – entitled to sailors or vessels to occupy the coxswain's position with a navigational watch;
41.12. Cook – entitled to ships to occupy the post of steward or Cook;
41.13. Stuart-entitled to ships to take Stuart's post.
42. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on the ship and the larger 3000B: 42.1. mastered accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard, and last year completed the traffic Ministry certified the proficiency maintenance courses, after learning of vocational training programmes are more than five years;
26.2. the qualification was obtained, the Senior Lieutenant to ships with 3000 GT and higher;
26.3. for the GMDSS operator qualifications;
26.3. sea-36mēneš in the qualification for the deck, of which 12 months earlier, the steersman's position outside the coastal shipping areas on ships with a larger and 3000B;
26.4. the jurisdiction corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
43. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on ships less than 3000 GT: UR43.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
43.2. the qualification was obtained, the Senior Lieutenant to ships less than 3000B;
43.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
43.4. sea-24 in qualification for the deck, of which 12 months earlier, the steersman's position on ships of 500 GT and higher;
43.5. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
44. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on ships less than 500 GT: UR44.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
44.2. qualification was obtained — watch mate on ships less than 500B;
27.5. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
27.6. maritime qualification – 12 months Watchkeeping Mate post on any of the ship's gross tonnage;
27.7. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
45. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on ships less than 200 GT: UR45.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
the GMDSS operator UR45.2.ieg the judicial qualifications;
45.3. maritime qualification – 12 months at sea on ships deck crew, of which at least six months for the master's apprentice, fulfilling the duties of the guard on the navigation bridge or under the supervision of master's mate;
28.2. the jurisdiction corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
46. requirements on qualifications, claiming senior mate on ships of 3000 GT and larger: UR46.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard, and last year completed the traffic Ministry certified the proficiency maintenance courses, after learning of vocational training programmes are more than five years;
46.2. the qualification was obtained — watch mate on ships of 500 GT and higher;
46.3. the GMDSS operator qualification obtained;
46.4. maritime qualification – 12 months in the guard's post on ships with larger 500B and of which at least six months on ships of 3000 GT and larger or 12 months with the senior's qualifications for ships less than 3000 GT, senior helmsman for ships with a and larger 500B;
28.9. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
47. the requirements for qualification, claiming senior helmsman on ships less than 3000 GT: UR47.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
47.2. the qualification was obtained — watch mate on board vessels with a and larger 500B;
47.3. the GMDSS operator qualification obtained;
47.4. the qualification of the sea, sentry's 12 months, of which at least six months to craft with and larger 500B;
29.5. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/2 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
48. requirements for qualifications – claiming watch mate on ships with larger 500B and: 29.9. mastered accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
48.2. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
48.3. the marine qualification – 12 months on ships at sea using the internship program and documenting them educational institutions, issued by the International Sailing Federation and developed by the International Maritime Organisation recommended a standard marine practice book (hereinafter referred to as the practice book). Practice time at least six months to fulfil obligations navigational watch or guard of the master's supervision on ships of 500 GT and larger or three years aboard the team composition performance of navigational watchkeeping duties without documentation practice book;
30.1. competence meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
49. the requirements for claiming the qualification – watch mate on ships less than 500B: UR49.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard;
the GMDSS operator UR49.2.ieg the judicial qualifications;
30.6. maritime qualification – six months on ships at sea using the internship program and documenting them practice book. Practice time for at least two months filled the duties of the Guard Captain of navigation or guard's supervision, or one year aboard the team performing watchkeeping duties without navigation documentation practice book;
49. competencies match the STCW Convention A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard.
50. requirements applying to the sailors of the guard's training: UR50.1.apg accredited moving and certified by the Ministry of transport's crew program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/4 of the code and B-II/4 of the standard requirements, or complete two years of Studio heads in the ship, or in this practical training at 12 m to the sea and the ship received the positive assessment of the vessel's master;
50.2. maritime qualification – two months on ships at sea, carrying out watchkeeping duties navigation Lieutenant in charge of a watch or a qualified crew supervision;
50.3. competence corresponds to STCW Convention A-II/4 of the code to the requirements of the standard.
51. The requirements for claiming qualified sailors of the guard: UR51.1.apg qualifications accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport's crew program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/4 of the code and B-II/4 of the standard requirements, or complete two years of Studio heads in the ship;
UR51.2.ieg-watch sailors two qualifications;
51.3. the marine qualification – 24 months aboard the team to craft with and larger 500B or 36 months Board team, of which at least 12 months on ships of 500 GT and larger, if education does not match this rule 51.1. the requirements of point. The tenderer who mastered the full Board driver program, a qualification can be reduced to 12 months;
51.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-II/4 and B-II/4 of the standard requirements.
52. requirements for claiming the coxswain's qualifications: UR52.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport's crew program that meets the standards of the code of the STCW Convention A-II/4, B-II/4 requirements or have completed two years of studies in the head of the ship;
52.2. the resulting qualified sailors of the guard qualifications;
52.3. maritime qualification – 12 months qualified sailors in ships with larger 500B and and received a positive evaluation of the master of the ship;
52.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-II/4 and B-II/4 of the standard requirements.
53. The requirements for claiming the ship's Cook's qualifications: UR53.1.apg accredited moving the ship's cook or equivalent program;
53.2. maritime qualification – six months on ships at sea, and in the Office of steward received a positive assessment of the vessel's master;
53.3. competence meets the ship's Cook, the standard and the STCW Convention code A-VI/1 of the standard requirements.
54. requirements on the qualifications of cabin crew claiming: UR54.1.apg combination of elementary education;
54.2. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-VI/1 of the standard and the requirements of sanitary norms.
9. The Board of officers and ratings mašīnkomand staff qualification and minimum requirements

55. Mašīnkomand officer and assigns ratings the following professional qualifications: UR55.1.vec more engineer on ships with main engine power and more-3000kW entitled to occupy any position on board the mechanic without main engine power limitations;
55.2. senior engineer on ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW – entitled to occupy any mechanic posts to ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW;
55.3. second engineer officer on ships of the main engine capacity 3000 kW and more – entitled to occupy the second or sin­gle mechanic posts on ships without main engine power limitations;
55.4. second engineer officer on ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW – entitled to occupy the second engineer officer or engineer officer of the guard post on the ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW;
55.5. watch the mechanic on board vessels with main engine power 750 kW and more – entitled to occupy the post of engineer officer of the guard on the ship without main engine power limitations;
UR55.6.meh āniķ on vessels with main engine power of less than-entitled to occupy 750kW engineer posts to ship powered by main propulsion machinery of less than 750 kW power;
55.7. mechanic-refrigeration equipment entitled to take the ship to be mechanics refrigeration equipment;
elektromehāniķ-55.8. ships entitled to occupy the post of elektromehāniķ of the ship;
34.7. sentry motorists – entitled to occupy the post of motorists of the guard;
55.10. qualified watch motorists – entitled to occupy the post of motorists of the guard;
55.11. ship's electrician – entitled to occupy the post of ship's electrician;
55.12. pump engineer – entitled to work as a Stoker on a specific pump type tankers;
55.13. technician-entitled to occupy the post of technician of the ship and navigation and engine room watchkeeping duties on vessels without restrictions;
55.14. Turner, welder, Machinist, entitled to occupy the position on the ship without watchkeeping duties.
56. requirements for qualifications-qualified senior engineer on ships with main engine power 3000 kW and more: UR56.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/2 of the standard requirements, and last year completed the traffic Ministry certified the proficiency maintenance courses, after learning of vocational training programmes are more than five years;
UR56.2.ieg get a qualification – second engineer officer on ships with main engine power 3000 kW and larger;
56.3. maritime qualification – 36 months watchkeeping engineer for ships with main engine power and a larger, 750kW of which not less than 12 months in the capacity of a second post on ships with main engine power 3000 kW and larger;
56.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/2.
57. the requirements for claiming the qualification – senior engineer on ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW: UR57.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/3, A-III/1 of the standard requirements;
UR57.2.ieg get a qualification – second engineer officer on ships with main engine power, less about 3000kW;
57.3. maritime qualification – 24 months watchkeeping engineer position, of which at least 12 months in the capacity of the other post on vessels with main engine power and greater 750kW;
57.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/3 of the standard requirements.
58. requirements on qualifications, claiming second engineer officer on ships of the main engine capacity 3000 kW and more: UR58.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/2 of the standard requirements, and last year completed the traffic Ministry certified the proficiency maintenance courses, after learning of vocational training programmes are more than five years;
UR58.2.ieg get a qualification-engineer on ships of the guard with the main engine capacity 750 kW and larger or second engineer officer on ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW;
58.3. maritime qualification – 12 months watchkeeping engineer for ships with main engine power 3000 kW and larger, or 12 months in the capacity of the other post on vessels with main engine power and a larger, 750kW if an applicant has obtained the qualification – second engineer officer on ships with main engine power, less about 3000kW;
58.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/2.
59. requirements on qualifications, claiming second engineer officer on ships of main engine power of less than 3000 kW: UR59.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/3, A-III/1 of the standard requirements;
59.2. obtained a qualification-engineer on ships of the guard with the main engine capacity 750 kW and larger;
59.3. maritime qualification – 12 months watchkeeping engineer for ships with main engine power 750 kW and larger;
59.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/3 of the standard requirements.
60. requirements on qualifications, claiming the last mechanic on board vessels with main engine power sewed 750kW and more: UR60.1.apg accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 of the standard requirements and includes marine practices as well as practice, electrical and mechanical workshops engineer's competence area;
60.2. maritime qualification – six months mašīnkomand composed of vessels with main engine power and more using 750kW practice program that documented the practice book. During the systematic practice of enforced guard duties in the engine room watchkeeping engineer supervision or three years mašīnkomand composed of vessels carrying out watchkeeping duties without paper tēšan practices in the book;
60.3. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/1 of the standard requirements.
61. requirements on qualifications, claiming the ship engineer officer on ships of main engine power of less than 750 kW: UR61.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program, which includes the practice of electrical and mechanical workshops engineer expertise and which complies with the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 of the standard relaxed requirements;
61.2. maritime qualification – six months mašīnkomand on consists of vessels with main engine power, greater than 200 kW;
38.1. the jurisdiction corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/1 of the standard relaxed requirements.
62. the requirements for claiming the ship mechanic refrigeration equipment: UR62.1.apg of the judicial qualifications accredited mechanic refrigeration equipment program;
62.2. maritime qualification – six months on board vessels for refrigeration equipment mechanic trainees;
38.7. competence meets reefer and gāzvedēj the nature of the ship.
63. The requirements for claiming the ship elektromehāniķ UR63.1.apg a combination of qualifications: accredited mechanic elektroautomātik program;
39.3. maritime qualification – six months on or elektromehāniķ the electricians in kant the ships prakt with generator power, more than 750 kW;
63.3. competence of electrical equipment and vessels meet the automation equipment of the EC atācij the FA technical and maintenance requirements.
64. requirements for watchkeeping motorists claiming qualifications: UR64.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport ship motorists program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/4 and B-III/4 of the standard requirements, or complete two years of Studio engineer program, or 12 months of practical training at sea on board and received a positive master and engineer rating;
64.2. maritime qualification – two months on board with main engine power of more than 750 kW, or four months on a ship with engine power greater than 200 kW, performing watchkeeping duties machinery mechanic qualified supervision;
64.3. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/4 of the standard requirements.
65. the requirements for claiming a skilled manipulator of the guard: UR65.1.apg qualifications accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport ship motorists program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/4 and B-III/4 of the standard requirements, or complete two years of Studio engineer program, or 12 months of practical training at sea on board and received a positive master and engineer rating;
65.2. qualification was obtained — guard motorists;
65.3. maritime qualification – 24 months mašīnkomand composed by sea on board with main engine power of more than 750 kW. The tenderer who mastered the full engineer program, a qualification can be reduced to 12 months;
65.4. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-III/4 and B-III/4 of the standard requirements.
66. The requirements for claiming the ship's electrician qualifications: 66.1. mastered accredited electrician program;
66.2. maritime qualification – four months practice at sea on board the ship;
66.3. competence of electrical equipment of ships meet technical operating and maintenance requirements.
67. The requirements for claiming the pump driver qualifications: UR67.1.apg certified by the Ministry of transport of the two pumps of the course or the engineer practical training on tankers and received master or employer recommendations;
UR67.2.ieg get a qualification, qualified sailor of the guard or sin­gle qualified motorists;
67.3. maritime qualification – 12 months to qualified sailors in charge of a tanker or a qualified watch motorists;

41.9. competence meets the pump driver requirements for specific types of tankers.
68. The requirements for claiming Board technician qualification: 68.1. mastered accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport ship technician program, which includes the practice of electrical and mechanical workshops and meeting the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-II/4, A-III/4, B-4 and B-II/III/4 standard requirements;
68.2. maritime qualification – six months on ships at sea, not less than two months carrying out watchkeeping duties navigation Lieutenant of the guard's surveillance and not less than two months, the performance of the engine room watchkeeping duties under the supervision of the mechanic, the guard documenting the practice book;
68.3. competence corresponds to STCW Convention code A-II/4 and A-III/4 of the standard requirements and ship's Machinist requirements.
69. The requirements for claiming Turner, a welder or Machinist training: 69.1. mastered the accredited program;
EB 69.2. competence meets the qualification requirements.
10. certification of coastal shipping Seafarers 70. flag of Latvia sea captains and officers who work on ships in coastal shipping areas, certified according to the requirements of these regulations.
71. foreign flag coastal shipping vessel masters and officers, sailed the Latvian coastal waters, are certified according to the standards of competence which is equivalent to the requirements of these regulations.
11. the seafarers ' education, special training and competency evaluation requirements 72. Foreign maritime professional education diploma recognized as equivalent and appropriate qualifications concerned if it is issued: 72.1. European Union or European economic area Member State. The diploma is recognised according to accredited learning programme or qualification, as it is written in a document issued by an educational institution, if it is not contrary to the requirements of the STCW Convention;
UR72.2.tre in the country, which is a member of the International Maritime Organization, and 72.2.1. the relevant program: is accredited and recognised in this country. The diploma is recognised, if a program has acquired the highest educational institution of the Republic of Latvia finished fifth professional qualification level of specialists in merchant navy vessels and STCW Convention are fulfilled the requirements of the I/10noteikum;
72.2.2. the program is accredited and recognised in this country. If you have mastered other educational institutions (not the rule referred to in paragraph 72.2.1. below), the diploma is recognised by the evaluation of the contents of the Latvian register of Seafarers. If the content does not meet the relevant certified by the Ministry of transport applications, the applicant learns of the Equalization program.
73. where the Board of managers and engineers in the speciality abroad acquired vocational secondary or college type of fishery education programs not be recognised as equivalent to qualify for the appropriate STCW Convention this rule 41.1, 41.2, 25.8., 25.8., 55.1, 55.2, 25.9..., 55.3 55.4 55.5., and qualifications referred to.
74. Special competency course certificates are recognised qualifications for the award or its reuse for approval, if you have learned the Ministry of transport of the certified rate program or this card for the European Union Member State recognised educational establishment or are issued in the country of the competent maritime authority.
75. If special certificates of competency issued in a third country which is member of the International Maritime Organization, and meets the STCWkonven tion of the requirements of regulation I/10, after the completion of the course can be recognised as valid in the Republic of Latvia for the issue of certificates of competency, if specific training program content and implementation is assessed by the Latvian register of Seafarers and for satisfying the requirements of the STCW Convention.
76. Special competency course programs teach and learn the competencies assessed the rules I/6 of the STCW Convention requirements appropriate qualifications and the Latvian register of Seafarers certificated instructors and assessors.
77. the maritime professional education institutions (hereinafter referred to as the institutions) in cooperation with shipping companies provide students practical training on ships at sea (marine practices). The student is responsible for the practice of documenting program execution practices. Practice book entries made Latvian or English.
78. Education institutions graduates presented the Evaluation Commission for granting qualification fill the practice book.
79. evaluation the Commission shall assess the applicant's competence in accordance with the standards of the code of the STCW Convention set out criteria and methodology. 25.5 these rules., 25.8., 25.9., 55.3 and 55.5 55.1..., referred to the applicant for obtaining the qualification round, STCW standards of computerized requirements according to the type of test and the interview certifying competence Evaluation Commission. General qualifications for receiving the applicant certifies the competency interviews. Development of test questions in Latvian register of Seafarers, on the basis of the code, part A of the STCW Convention, II, III, IV, V and VI of the minimum standard of competence tables and the corresponding section of part B of the guidelines for each of the qualifications, and published in the Latvian maritime administration home page on the internet. Finding insufficient the applicant's level of competence in an area, the Evaluation Commission is entitled to request the applicant to its competence in this area demonstrates additional or recurrent learn traffic Ministry-certified courses.
80. the assessment of competence of seafarers and the competence of those rules and standards of the STCW Convention gathers in the assessment protocol (annex 8) and the signature of the members of the Commission evaluation. If the applicant qualification approval, again according to this provision the requirements of paragraph 103 three times in a row has not been able to demonstrate its competence in Evaluation Commission, Latvian seafarers ' register Manager after scoring the written recommendation of the Commission shall take a decision to revoke the existing qualifications and offers to certify competence in one rank lower qualifications. That decision, notify the applicant in writing.
81. Maritime Education culminating in can be combined with the evaluation of competence only if culminating in order to fully meet the competence assessment procedure (methodology). In this case, the Evaluation Commission is agreed with the seafarers ' register of Latvia.
12. requirements for special type of vessel personnel qualification requirements 12.1 tanker personnel 82. requirements for tanker officer and ratings of job duties and responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment, taking into account the nature of the tanker: 82.1. maritime qualification – three months on tankers, learning practical skills, work or experience the traffic Ministry certified tanker familiarization course ashore under the STCW Convention A-V/1 of the code the standard;
UR82.2.apg sewn to the STCW Convention regulations V/1.1 provided additional firefighting courses coast according to the Ministry of transport certified program.
83. the captain of the Tanker, the older the steersman, senior mechanic, second mechanic and those crew members who are directly responsible for cargo operations and monitoring of the cargo during carriage, in addition to those provisions, the requirements of paragraph 82: UR83.1.vec the common mechanic and second mechanic in one month, but the other three months work experience on the appropriate type of tanker positions related to the performance of his duties;
51.7. mastered successfully certified by the Ministry of transport special enhanced training course to work on the oil, chemical and gas tankers under the STCW Convention A-V/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard. To take advantage of these courses require three months of work experience on tankers or other formal tanker familiarization course.
84. following that rule 82 and 83, paragraph course completion of register of Seafarers shall be issued to the master and the officer's approval of certificates of competency, but ratings-certificate of competency with a record of compliance with the provisions of the STCW Convention g/1.
12.2. Essential requirements for ro-ro passenger ships personnel 85.Ro-ro passenger ship personnel are obliged to learn successfully the following certified training courses according to the position, duties and responsibilities: 85.1. the master, officer and ro-ro passenger ship crew members who are assigned to assist passengers in emergency situations, learn the uncontrollable crowds of passengers management courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/2, paragraph 1 of part a;
85.2. the captain, officers and crew members who have specific duties and responsibilities on ro-ro passenger ships, acquire the ro-ro passenger ship familiarization courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/2, paragraph 2;
85.3. staff serving passengers for ro-ro passenger ships in passenger spaces, learn advanced security training courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/2, paragraph 3 of part a;

85.4. Captain, Senior Lieutenant, senior engineer, second engineer and those crew members who are responsible for the boarding of passengers on ro-ro passenger ships and leaving of it, for cargo loading, unloading and securing or sealing of ships hull, passenger and freight study safety courses and the watertight integrity of the hull in control under the STCW Convention code A-V/2, paragraph 4;
85.5, Captain, chief mate, senior engineer, second engineer and crew members who are responsible for passenger safety in emergency situations, learn the human behavior and crisis control driving courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/2, paragraph 5 of part.
86. The rules referred to in paragraph 85 of the training courses learn not less frequently than once every five years.
12.3. the essential requirements the passenger ship personnel, other than ro-ro ship 87. personnel serving on passenger ships, other than ro-ro vessel (hereinafter referred to as the passenger ship), has an obligation to learn successfully the following certified training courses according to the position, duties and responsibilities: 87.1. crew members who are assigned to assist passengers in emergency situations, learn the uncontrollable crowds of passengers management courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/3, paragraph 1 of part a;
87.2. the captain, officers and crew members who have specific duties and responsibilities on board passenger ships undergoing training courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/3, paragraph 2;
101.8. staff serving passengers passenger spaces on passenger ships, acquire additional security training courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/3, paragraph 3 of part a;
87.4. Captain, chief mate and those crew members who are directly responsible for the boarding of passengers on board and leaving of it, learn training passenger safety according to STCW Convention code A-V/3, paragraph 4;
87.5. Captain, chief mate, senior engineer, second engineer and crew members who are responsible for passenger safety in emergency situations, learn the human behavior and crisis control driving courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-V/3, paragraph 5 of part.
88. The provisions referred to in paragraph 87. training courses learn not less frequently than once every five years.
13. Special competencies minimum requirements 13.1. Generic question 89. According to the code, part A of the STCW Convention, chapter VI nosacīj ating seafarers need additional training course certified to receive course certificates, which have a special competence evidence. Sailor special competence requirements for the specific qualifications of seafarers are laid down in annex 9.
13.2. Basic safety training 90. Sailors learn the traffic Ministry-certified program "basic security" (hereinafter referred to as the basic safety training) under the STCW Convention code A-VI/1 of the standard requirements.
91. The three months before the competence assessment qualification, competence for the granting of the certificate or certificates of competency for the repeated approval seaman training center, which is a certified basic safety training program, certifying their practical skills under the STCW Convention code A-VI/1 standard 2.2 and 2.2.1. requirements of paragraph. If you received a positive assessment, seaman restores course certificate.
13.3. Rescue and fast rescue boat driving competency requirements 92. Rescue (rescue boats and rafts) driving competency requirements: 57.2. maritime qualification – six months;
92.2. successfully pass the traffic Ministry certified rescue driving courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-VI/2-1 standard.
93. Fast rescue boat driving competency requirements: 93.1.92. these regulations comply with the requirements of point;
93.2. successfully pass the traffic Ministry certified fast rescue boat driving course under the STCW Convention code A-VI/2-2 stan darts.
94. Three months before the competence assessment qualification, competence for the granting of the certificate or certificates of competency for the repeated approval seaman who under these provisions need survival skills, special training center, which is a certified rescue program that certifies their practical skills under the STCW Convention code A-VI/2, the requirements of paragraph 4. If you received a positive assessment, seaman restores course certificate.
13.4. Fire management competence learning 95. Crew members who are assigned to drive the firefighting operations on the vessels, are required at intervals not exceeding five years, successfully pass traffic Ministry certified fire management courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-VI/3 standard.
13.5. First aid and medical care competency requirements 96. Crew members who need emergency medical care skills on the Board is obliged to settle successfully certified by the Ministry of transport emergency medical courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-VI/4-1 standard.
97. The captain and crew members seconded to take medical care on board ship shall not less frequently than every five years, successfully pass the Ministry of transport of medical care certified courses according to the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-VI/4-2 standard.
14. certificate of competence and its approval to issue 98. Applicant competency certificate and the approval of the Latvian register of Seafarers shall submit the application (annex 4), three photos and a copy of such documents, the presentation of the original: 98.1. identity document;
98.2. Mariner's health examination certificate;
98.3. basic safety training certificate for learning;
98.4. the existing certificate of competency and/or approval;
98.5. maritime vocational training certificate;
98.6. sea of formal qualification (e.g. driving licence, entry in the seaman's book);
61.3. special training and course certificates, required for the qualification concerned (annex 9).
99. Maritime education institutions graduates in addition to paragraph 98 of these provisions contains the documents submitted to the practice book.
100. the seafarers ' register seven days shall check the authenticity of documents submitted and the validity and issue to the applicant the designation on the Inspection Commission of evaluation of competence. If the documents submitted are issued in a third country, verification of documents during the administrative procedure law within the prescribed period.
101. If it is established that the documents submitted by the applicant requires additional verification, verification of the term seafarers ' register of Latvia is entitled to extend up to 30 days, inform the applicant.
102. the Commission of the assessment protocol (annex 8) submitted to the Latvian register of Seafarers. This Protocol reflects the applicant's competence or lack the appropriate skills.
15. Certificates of competency and its approval of the issue of the repeated 103. Master, officers and ratings who certified according to the requirements of this regulation, not less frequently than once every five years is proof of their professional competence, compliance with this provision and the requirements of the STCW Convention, confirming their qualifications to work on board ship at sea and receives a certificate of competency and/or approval.
104. the conditions of the certificate of competence, as well as its approval to: UR104.1.eso this certificate of competence, as well as its approval is issued by the Latvian register of Seafarers in accordance with the requirements of the STCW Convention;
104.2. last year successfully settled a recognised English language test according to the relevant requirements of the STCW Convention and code standards;
104.3. over the last five years, the applicant worked in the relevant post on ships at sea not less than one year, or at least the last three months traineeship in your post on a vessel at sea or ashore in a worked for the post, which functions have allowed to save the qualification skills (for example, the maritime authority's employee);
104.4. evaluation the Commission positively assessed the applicant's responsibilities pursuant to the qualification level.
105. To reconfirm skipper qualifications and oldest mate on ships of 3000 GT, and larger guard mate on ships of 500 GT and larger, senior mechanic and second mechanic on board vessels with main engine power 3000 kW and larger guard mechanic on board vessels with main engine power 750 kW and more, in addition to the provisions laid down in point 104. conditions the following requirements : 105.1. last year the applicant successfully mastered the traffic Ministry certified the proficiency maintenance courses;
105.2. tenderer passed the computer proficiency test (this additional requirement is not to be carried out, the person the certificate of competence issued after February 1, 2003).
106. the conditions for the approval of competence of tanker reprinting: UR106.1.apg this provision concerned only 82 and 83 tankers referred to in paragraph courses;
106.2. Evaluation Commission confirmed competence on tank vessels.

107. the certificates of competency and/or its approval to the applicant for obtaining Latvian register of seafarers shall be submitted in the application, the existing certificate of competency and/or its approval, three photos and a copy of such documents, the presentation of originals: 107.1. identity document;
107.2. Mariner's health examination certificate;
107.3. special training and course certificates, the qualification in question.
108. to check that the document specified in paragraph 107 of the authenticity and validity, as well as the issue of secondment to the competence test in the evaluation the Commission shall apply these rules, 101, and 102 100. point conditions.
109. The competence and approval of the certificate's validity period can be extended up to 12 months, if the applicant's competence at the meet that rule 104.1 and 104.4 104.3..., the requirements of point.
110. The master and the officer qualification includes the watchkeeping functions, Latvian seafarers ' register shall issue a new confirmation, but the rest of seafarers-new certificate of competency.
16. foreign certificates of competency issued in recognition of 16.1. General questions 111. The ship's captain or officer who has a valid foreign competent authority issued the certificate and the approval of competence, Latvian seafarers ' register shall issue certificates of competency recognition certificate (10. at law). Recognised competence certificates are only issued to the STCW Convention which fully comply with the requirements of the STCW Convention.
112. in accordance with the provisions of the STCW Convention requirements I/10 foreign recognition of certificates of competency issued by the approval of another foreign certificates of competency issued this certificate is not on the recognition of the Republic of Latvia.
113. in accordance with the provisions of the STCW Convention I/10 set out in paragraph 5 of the Latvian register of Seafarers can allow a seaman who has a foreign qualification issued in the relevant documents, and which is submitted to the rule set out in paragraph 114 of the document of approval of the recognition of seafarers ' register in Latvia, to take a position on the flag ship of Latvia for a period up to three months. In this case, the Latvian register of Seafarers seafarer shall issue a certificate of acceptance of the application (annex 11).
114. foreign certificates of competency issued by the approval applicant or owner's representative shall be submitted in Latvian register of seafarers: 114.1. application and a copy of the identity document;
114.2. the competence of the approval certificate and its copy;
Mariner health of 114.3. a copy of the inspection certificate;
114.4. two photos.
115. A foreign country a certified master, Senior Lieutenant, senior engineer, as well as the second engineer, who lays claim to recognition of approval certificates of competency certifying the legal provisions of the Republic of Latvia to the knowledge of the maritime sector.
116. The Ministry of transport shall inform the Member States of the STCW Convention, competency certificates which can be recognised in the Republic of Latvia, on the substantial changes in the preparation and certification of seafarers.
16.2. the Member State of the European Union issued a certificate of recognition of the competence of the Member States of the European Union, 117 issued in the vessel's master and officers of the competence of the Latvian register of certificates of Seafarers recognize according to STCW Convention I/10 rule and the Republic of Latvia laws on the recognition of professional qualifications.
16.3. Third country certificates of competency issued 118. recognition of the third country of the vessel and the officer issued the certificates of competency of seafarers ' register of Latvia recognizes, subject to the STCW Convention I/10noteikum and requirements of this regulation.
119. the register of seafarers for the recognition of approval shall be issued by the third country for certificates of competency issued by the European Commission in cooperation with the European maritime safety agency in this country is recognized by and based on the decision of the European Commission, the recognised third countries included in the list of the European Commission shall publish in the C series of the official journal of the European communities.
120. If the planned to recognise third country certificates of competency issued, but not yet recognised this State under this provision, paragraph 119, Latvian seafarers ' re ģistr shall inform the Ministry of transport. The Ministry of transport shall submit to the European Commission a request for recognition of that third country. If the European Commission three months does not take a decision on the recognition of third country traffic Ministry may unilaterally recognise the third country certificates of competence issued until the European Commission decision has been adopted.
121. the register of seafarers informs the Ministry of transport in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 119 to recognised third countries which do not comply with the requirements of the STCW Convention. The Ministry of transport shall inform the European Commission thereof. The Ministry of transport shall inform the European Commission and the other Member States of the European Union, if the planned to withdraw the third country issuing the certificate of approval of recognition of competence.
122. The Ministry of transport is entitled in addition to the assessment of third-country specific educational institutions under the STCW Convention-I/6daļ (A) of the code.
17. alternative certification of seafarers 123. subject to the STCW Convention, Chapter VII of the code requirements on alternative certification, the Latvian register of Seafarers, taking into account the specific nature of ship type, is entitled to issue certificates of competency to seafarers of the Joint qualification or certificate of competency of a person's expertise and competence to work with a particular type of vessel.
(D) fishing vessel personnel certification 18. General issues this section determined 124 Latvian fishing vessels, fishing boats and personnel staff certification requirements and procedures.
125. the owner of the fishing vessel and the captain is responsible for the manning of the corresponding requirements of this regulation and certified trained personnel, taking into account the length of the vessel and the main engine power, the vessel's technical equipment and fishing areas.
19. the navigators and minimum requirements the applicant 126. managers of fishing vessels the following professional qualifications: 126.1. master on fishing vessels with a length of 45 metres and longer unlimited – the fishing area eligible to play in the masters, or any post of helmsman on board any fishing vessel;
126.2. master on fishing vessels shorter than 45 meters, unlimited fishing in Division entitled to occupy the captain or any of the steersman's position on fishing vessels of less than 45 metres, unlimited fishing area;
126.3. master on fishing vessels shorter than 45 meters, limited fishing in Division entitled to occupy the captain or any of the steersman's position on fishing vessels of less than 45 metres in length, limited fishing area;
126.4. Senior Lieutenant on board fishing vessels with a length of 45 metres and longer unlimited – the fishing area eligible to occupy senior or any other deck posts to any fishing vessel fishing in the area is not limited;
126.5. watch mate on fishing vessels with a length of 45 metres and longer unlimited – the fishing area eligible to occupy the post of Lieutenant of the guard on board any fishing vessel fishing in the area is not limited;
126.6. watch mate on fishing vessels under 45 meters, unlimited fishing district-entitled to occupy the post of Lieutenant of the guard on board fishing vessels of less than 45 metres, unlimited fishing area;
126.7. watch mate on board fishing vessels of 45 metres in length, shorter, limited fishing in Division entitled to occupy the post of Lieutenant of the guard on board fishing vessels of less than 45 metres in length, limited fishing area;
126.8. šķiper – the right to occupy the post of šķiper on fishing vessels under 12 metres, or fishing boats.
127. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on board fishing vessels of 45 metres in length and over are not limited only to the fishing area: UR127.1.apg accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the standards of the code of the STCW Convention in section A-II/1, or equivalent to the requirements of the program;
127.2. maritime qualification – 18 months the steersman's position on vessels longer than 12 metres, of which at least 12 months on fishing vessels longer than 45metr, the oldest Lieutenant post unlimited fishing area;
127.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
127.4. outstanding competency exam.
128. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on board fishing vessels, shorter than 45 meters, unlimited fishing area: UR128.1.apg traffic only certified and accredited by the Ministry of vocational training and preparation program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code section A-II/3, or equivalent to the requirements of the program;
128.2. maritime qualification – at least 12 months in the guard's post in the sea for vessels longer than 12 metres, of which at least six months on board fishing vessels fishing in the area is not limited;
the GMDSS operator UR128.3.ieg the judicial qualifications;
128.4. outstanding competency exam.
129. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on board fishing vessels of 45 metres in length, shorter, limited fishing area: get traffic UR129.1.apg certified and accredited by the Ministry of vocational training and preparation program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code section A-II/3, or equivalent to the requirements of the program;
129.2. sea-qualification of at least 12 months in the guard's post on vessels longer than 12 metres, of which at least six months on board fishing vessels;

129.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
129.4. outstanding competency exam.
130. requirements on qualifications, claiming senior helmsman on board fishing vessels with a length of 45 metres and longer unlimited fishing area: UR130.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the standards of the code of the STCW Convention in section A-II/1, or equivalent to the requirements of the program;
130.2. the qualification of the sea – at least 12 months in the guard's post on vessels longer than 12 metres, of which six months on fishing vessels longer than 45 yards, capped the fishing area;
130.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
130.4. outstanding competency exam.
131. The requirements for claiming the qualification – watch mate on board fishing vessels with a length of 45 metres and longer, unrestricted fishing in the area: the UR131.1.apg of two accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
131.2. sea-qualification 12 months aboard the command ship, longer than 12metr, of which at least six months, the performance of the duties of the Guard Captain of navigation or the guard's monitoring of fishing vessels fishing in the area is not limited;
131.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
131.4. outstanding competency exam.
132. The requirements for claiming the qualification – watch mate on fishing vessels under 45 meters, unlimited fishing area: UR132.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the standards of the code of conduct of STCW Convention A-II/3 or equivalent under the requirements of the program;
132.2. sea-qualification six months aboard the team, of which at least three months on fishing vessels longer than 12 metres;
132.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
132.4. outstanding competency exam.
133. requirements on qualifications – claiming watch mate on board fishing vessels of 45 metres in length, shorter, limited fishing area: UR133.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport of professional education program that meets the standards of the code of conduct of STCW Convention A-II/3 or equivalent under the requirements of the program;
133.2. sea-qualification six months aboard the team, of which at least three months on fishing vessels longer than 12 metres;
133.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
133.4. outstanding competency exam.
134. requirements applying to šķiper qualifications: 134.1. mastered accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport of the professional manager of the vessel catch program or two year experience of fishermen on fishing boats or ships at sea;
134.2. the marine qualification – 2 months of practice on board the sea;
134.3. Gmdss operator qualification obtained;
134.4. outstanding competency exam.
20. the engineers and minimum requirements the applicant 135. Fishing vessel mechanic qualifications: UR135.1.vec allocated to easiest mechanic for fishing vessels with main engine power 3000 kW and more – entitled to occupy any position of the mechanic on board fishing vessels without main engine power limitations;
UR135.2.vec easiest mechanic for fishing vessels with main engine power of less than 3000 kW – entitled to occupy any position of the mechanic on board fishing vessels with engine capacity of less than 3000 kW;
135.3. second engineer on board fishing vessels with main engine power and more-3000kW entitled to occupy the second engineer officer or engineer officer of the guard posts on fishing vessels without main engine power limitations;
135.4. second engineer on board fishing vessels with main engine power of less than 3000 kW – entitled to occupy the second guard posts or mechanic on board fishing vessels with main engine power of less than 3000 kW;
135.5. Guard mechanic on board fishing vessels with main engine power 750 kW and more – entitled to occupy the post of engineer officer of the guard on board fishing vessels with main engine power 750 kW and larger;
UR135.6.meh āniķ on board fishing vessels with the main engine capacity of less than 750 kW – entitled to occupy the post of engineer officer on board fishing vessels with the main engine capacity of less than 750 kW;
UR135.7.meh āniķ on board fishing vessels with main engine power, less than 300 kW, – the right to occupy the post of engineer officer on board fishing vessels with main engine power, less than 300 kW.
136. requirements on qualifications, claiming a senior mechanic on board fishing vessels with main engine power 3000 kW and more: UR136.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/3, A-III/1 of the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
136.2. sea-qualification 24 months watchkeeping engineer post on ships of main engine power of more than 750 kW, of which not less than 12 months in the capacity of the other post on the main engines of vessels with a capacity not less than 3000kW;
136.3. outstanding competency exam.
137. requirements on qualifications, claiming a senior mechanic on board fishing vessels with main engine power of less than 3000 kW: UR137.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
137.2. the marine qualification – 24 months engineer post on ships of main engine power of more than 300 kW, of which not less than 12 months in the capacity of a second post on ships of main engine power of more than 750 kW;
137.3. outstanding competency exam.
138. requirements on qualifications, claiming the second engineer on board fishing vessels with main engine power 3000 kW and more: UR138.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1, A-III/3 of the standard, or equivalent requirements;
138.2. sea-qualification 12 months watchkeeping engineer post on ships of main engine power of more than 750 kW;
138.3. outstanding competency exam.
139. requirements on qualifications, claiming the second engineer on board fishing vessels with main engine power of less than 3000 kW: UR139.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
139.2. maritime qualification – at least 12 months watchkeeping engineer post on ships of main engine power of more than 300 kW;
UR139.3.nok ārtot competency exam.
140. requirements on qualifications, claiming the last mechanic on board fishing vessels with main engine power 750 kW and more: UR140.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
140.2. maritime qualification – six months mašīnkomand composed of vessels with main engine power 300 kW and larger;
140.3. the outstanding competency exam.
141. requirements for qualifications-qualified engineer on board fishing vessels with the main engine capacity of less than 750 kW: UR141.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport engineers program to work with engines less than 750 kW;
maritime qualification – 141.2. four months mašīnkomand consists on ships at sea;
141.3. outstanding competency exam.
142. requirements for qualifications-qualified engineer on fishing vessels with main engine power, less than 300 kW: UR142.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport engineers program to work with engines less than 300 kW;
maritime qualification – 142.2. four months mašīnkomand consists on ships at sea;
142.3. outstanding competency exam.
21. Fishing vessel personnel qualification and fail minimum requirements the tenderer ranked 143. Fishing vessel personnel shall be granted for the following qualifications: 143.1. fisherman – entitled to occupy the post of fishermen on board fishing vessels;
143.2. sailor-fishing vessel entitled to occupy the post of sailors on guard fishing vessels;
143.3. fishing vessel for motorists – entitled to occupy the position of the manipulator in charge of fishing vessels;
UR143.4.vec traļmeistar – easiest entitled to occupy the post of the senior traļmeistar fishing vessels longer than 45 metres;
UR143.5.tra ļmeistar-traļmeistar an authorised to occupy the post on fishing vessels of 45 metres in length or shorter.
144. The requirements for claiming the qualification: UR144.1.apg fishermen get certified by the Ministry of transport of the fishermen or the six month practical training at sea in a fishing vessel;
144.2. sea-qualification at least two months aboard the command of a fishing vessel;
144.3. outstanding competency exam.
145. The requirements for claiming the fishing vessel's crew qualifications: UR145.1.apg get certified by the Ministry of transport of the main program, or six months of practical training;
145.2. maritime qualification – two months aboard the command ship in the sea;
145.3. outstanding competency exam.
146. The requirements for claiming the fishing vessel: UR146.1.apg qualifications of two motorists traffic Ministry certified motorists program or within six months of practical training;
maritime qualification – 146.2. two months mašīnkomand consists on a ship at sea;
146.3. outstanding competency exam.
147. requirements applying to the senior traļmeistar: 147.1. qualifications acquired traļmeistar program, including deep water trawling, secondary or higher education;
qualification – 147.2. sea four months sea practices on board fishing vessels fishing in the area is not limited;

147.3. outstanding competency exam.
148. requirements applying to the judicial qualifications: UR148.1.apg traļmeistar the traļmeistar program or attend a practical training on board fishing vessels;
148.2. sea-fishermen trying 12 months post on a ship at sea;
148.3. outstanding competency exam.
22. Special additional requirements for the competence of fishing vessel personnel 149. Fishing vessel personnel learn the traffic Ministry certified basic safety training program.
150. A fishing vessel personnel qualification for work on board fishing vessels, longer than 45metr or with the main engine power, greater than 3000kW, staff will learn the following certified course by the Ministry of transport: 150.1. radar and ARPA courses, masters and officers;
150.2. medical care program, masters and senior officers;
150.3. first aid program – the deck and engineer officer;
150.4. fire management courses, masters, deck and engineer officer;
150.5. rescue management program-master and mate.
151. A fishing vessel personnel qualification to work in the fishing area is not limited to fishing vessels shorter than 45metr and with main engine power up to 3000 kW from 750 (including), the staff take these certified by the Ministry of transport of the course program: 151.1. radar course programme-masters and officers;
151.2. first aid program-masters, deck and engineer officer;
151.3. fire management courses-masters;
151.4. rescue management program-master and mate.
152. A fishing vessel personnel qualification to work in a restricted fishing area fishing vessels shorter than 45 metres and with main engine power 750 kW and smaller staff take these certified by the Ministry of transport of the course program: 152.1. radar course programme-masters and officers;
152.2. first aid program, masters and šķiper;
152.3. fire management courses-masters.
23. the issue of the certificate of competency and a European Union Member State issued certificate of competency recognition certificate of competence 153 (12) for the applicant in the register of Seafarers of Latvia submitted the application, two photos and a copy of such documents, the presentation of originals: 153.1. identity document;
153.2. medical certificate;
153.3. existing certificate of competency;
153.4. maritime vocational training certificate;
153.5. sea of formal qualification;
153.6. special training course certificates according to this provision the requirements of Chapter 22.
154. to check that the specified in paragraph 153 of the authenticity and validity of the document, as well as the issue of secondment to the competence test in the evaluation the Commission shall apply these rules, 101, and 102 100. point conditions.
155. Certificates of competency issued under this rule the format setout requirements (STCW Convention), is valid for work on board fishing vessels, taking into account the size of the vessel or engine power.
156. In the Member States of the European Union under the STCW-F Convention certificates of competency issued shall be recognised on the Latvian flag fishing vessels after the authentication. The master of a fishing vessel shall be attested by the fisheries related legal provisions of the Republic of Latvia. Master of the fishing vessel and the officer whose certificate of competency are recognized, seamen's registry of Latvia shall issue a certificate of competency recognition certificate (annex 13).
157.156. These provisions referred to the recognition of certificates of competency for approval, the applicant shall submit to the Latvian register of Seafarers and 114 of these provisions are presented above.
24. The competence certificate issue 158. again the fishing vessel, the master, officers and rating fishermen who are certified according to the requirements of the provisions of this part, no less frequently than every five years, the proof of their professional competence in conformity with the requirements of this regulation, confirming your qualifications for work on board fishing vessels at sea and again receive a certificate of competence.
159. the conditions for the issue of certificates of competency for the Re: 159.1. existing competence certificate is issued to the Latvian register of Seafarers;
159.2. over the last five years, the applicant worked in the relevant post on fishing ships at sea not less than one year, or carried out by the Ministry of transport is recognised as equivalent;
159.3. evaluation the Commission successfully assessed the applicant's competence according to its level of qualification.
160. The competence to receive the certificate, the applicant shall submit the application in the register of Latvian seamen, two photographs and a copy of such documents, the presentation of the original: 160.1. identity document;
160.2. existing certificate of competency;
160.3. medical certificate;
160.4. special training and course certificates, necessary for the qualification concerned.
161. to check that the document specified in paragraph 160 of the authenticity and validity, as well as the issue of secondment to the competence test in the evaluation the Commission shall apply these rules, 101, and 102 100. point conditions.
162. the certificates of competency of applicants receiving who received certificates of competence before the entry into force of these provisions and which vocational training does not meet the requirements laid down in these provisions, shall be entitled to receive a certificate of competence repeatedly without culpably violate applicable under this rule 159. requirements set out in paragraph 1.
E part of the Republic of Latvia of inland waterway vessels certification of personnel 25. General questions 163. This part sets the certification of personnel not certified according to the requirements of the STCW Convention and those working on the internal waters of the Republic of Latvia of self-propelled vessels registered in the register of Ships, and engaged in commercial activities (hereinafter referred to as the inland waterway vessels).
164. This part shall not apply to inland waters floating object, if the object is floating self-propelled (for example, a floating workshop, barge). Such personnel qualification requirements determine the floating object owner, and these requirements provide the work and safety of navigation, environmental protection and comply with the regulatory requirements for work on board ships.
165. Inland waterway vessel personnel qualifications certify the Latvian register of seafarers issued by the national certificate of competence (annex 6).
166. certified seafarers holding qualifications corresponding position on the gross tonnage or main engine capacity of inland waterway vessels, if mastered this provision provided for in Chapter 27, special training courses for the staff of the ship type.
167. If the master or an officer working on the port fleet vessels involved in the national preparedness plan to combat oil pollution or search and rescue plan, or activities outside the harbour proper, as well as to other inland waterway vessels with main engine power, greater than 1000 kW, certified according to the requirements of the STCW Convention.
168. Inland waterway passenger ship captains and officers are certified according to the requirements of the STCW Convention to seafarers serving on maritime vessels in coastal shipping areas.
169. Inland waterway vessel crew member that served under the STCW Convention certificate of competence, is entitled to continue to be eligible for qualification under the STCW Convention, certifying responsibilities pursuant to part C of these rules.
170. the STCW Convention shall be issued the appropriate certificates of competency for this rule 167, 168 and 169.. in the case referred to in paragraph, the approval of certificates of competency of seafarers ' register of Latvia is entitled to impose restrictions on the type of ship, if competence in one of the functions do not fully comply with the relevant requirements of the STCW Convention to the requirements of the standard.
26. Inland waterway vessel personnel qualifications minimum requirements 171. Inland waterway vessel and the officer shall be granted for the following professional qualifications: 171.1. captain on inland waterway vessels;
171.2. mate on inland waters ships;
171.3. senior engineer on the inland waterway vessels;
171.4. mechanic on inland waters ships.
172. The internal waters, the ship's captain and mate certificate of competency issued under the following capacity and/or main engine capacity constraints: 172.1. ships less than 3000 by BT, and/or the main engine power, less than 1000 kW (up to 3000 BTU/1000 kW);
172.2. ships less than 500 GT and/or with main engine power, less than 1000 kW (up to 500 BTU/1000 kW);
172.3. ships less than 200 GT, and/or a main engine capacity of less than 750 kW (up to 200 GT/750 kW);
172.4. ships less than 50 BT, without engine power limit.
173. Inland waters ship's mechanic certificate of competency issued under the following main engine capacity constraints: 173.1. with main engine power, less than 1000 kW (up to 1000 kW);
173.2. with main engine power, less than 300 kW (up to 300 kW).
174. The internal water line personnel the following professional qualifications: 174.1. sailor on inland waterway vessels;
174.2. motorists on inland waterway vessels.
175. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on inland waters ships with 3000 GT and less:

UR175.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
175.2. maritime qualification – 12 months the steersman's position on ships 500 GT or greater than 12 months for the captain's post on ships larger than 200 gt;
175.3. get a radio specialist certificates of competency;
175.4. outstanding Qualification exam.
176. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on inland waters ships of 500 GT and less: UR176.1.apg accredited institutions and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program that meets the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/3 of the code of conduct to the requirements of the standard, or equivalent;
176.2. maritime qualification – 12 months the steersman's position on board vessels greater than 200 GT, or 12 months of post captain on ships with 200 BT or less;
176.3. get a radio specialist certificates of competency;
176.4. outstanding Qualification exam.
177. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on inland waters ships with 200 BT and smaller: 177.1. experience in special training courses at accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport in ship managers to ships less than 200 GT, or equivalent program;
qualification — 177.2. Sea six months's post on vessels larger than 50 BT, or six months in the post of master of vessels with 50 or less; BT
177.3. acquired radio specialist certificates of competency;
177.4. outstanding Qualification exam.
178. requirements on qualifications, claiming the captain on the inland waterway vessels with 50 or less: UR178.1.apg BT sewn special training courses at accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport in ship managers to ships less than 50 BT, or equivalent program;
qualification – 178.2. sea two months Captain disciples;
178.3. acquired radio specialist certificates of competency;
178.4. outstanding Qualification exam.
179. requirements on qualifications – claiming the mate (mate) to inland waterway vessels: 179.1. the capacity for absorption of the accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport of the vocational education Board driver program or equivalent;
179.2. sea-qualification six months training practice or work crew in ships;
179.3. obtained the certificates of competency of radio professionals;
179.4. outstanding Qualification exam.
180. requirements on qualifications, claiming a senior mechanic on inland waterway vessels with main engine power, less than 1000 kW: UR180.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program engineer on ships with main engine capacity of less than 750 kW, or equivalent program;
180.2. maritime qualification – six months engineer post on ships of main engine power of more than 300 kW;
180.3. outstanding Qualification exam.
181. The requirements for claiming the qualification-engineer on inland waterway vessels with main engine power, less than 1000 kW: UR181.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program engineer on ships with main engine capacity of less than 750 kW, or equivalent program;
181.2. maritime qualification – six months trainee or motorists;
181.3. outstanding Qualification exam.
182. The requirements for claiming the qualification-engineer on inland waterway vessels with main engine power, less than 300 kW: UR182.1.apg get accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport's professional education program engineer on ships with main engine power, less than 300 kW, or equivalent program;
182.2. sea-qualification two months trainee or motorists;
182.3. outstanding Qualification exam.
183. requirements on qualifications – claiming the sailor on the inland waterway vessels: UR183.1.apg sewn accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport to the main course, or six months of practical work on board ship;
183.2. sea-month qualification work practices;
183.3. outstanding Qualification exam.
184. requirements on qualifications – claiming motorists on inland waterway vessels: 184.1. experience accredited and certified by the Ministry of transport to motorists updates or six months of practical work on board ship;
184.2. sea-month qualification work practices;
184.3. outstanding Qualification exam.
185. the register of seafarers shall be entitled to issue certificates of national competence, showing at the combine of inland waterway vessels kapteiņamehāniķ, stūrmaņamehāniķ or matrožamotorist, the qualifications of persons who meet the qualification requirements.
186. for the national certificate of competence of the Joint qualification of inland waterway vessels the master and the mate is required to master engineer special training courses according to the certified by the Ministry of transport in ships with main engine power of 300 kW or more. Matrožiemmotorist requires practical work skills in both specialties.
187. the certificates of competency issued under this rule the format setout in accordance with the requirements of the STCW Convention entitles its owner to take a position on internal waters of vessels according to the certificate of competence for the specified capacity, or the main engine power.
27. Special competency requirements 188. Inland waterway vessel personnel learn basic safety training according to the traffic Ministry-certified programs.
189. Inland waterway passenger ship personnel in addition to learn contra a lējam the passenger crowd control under the Ministry of transport certified programs.
190. An internal water tanker personnel in addition to learning a tanker familiarization course according to the traffic Ministry certified programs.
191. Internal water tanker, the captain and the officer Additionally acquire the tanker extended training courses and fire management courses according to the traffic Ministry-certified programs.
192. If a vessel is involved in a fire-fighting plan in the port, the captain and the officer Additionally acquire the fire control according to the traffic Ministry-certified programs.
193. For this rule, 189, 190 and 191.192. the requirements referred to in points responsible owner.
28. the issue of the certificate of competence 194.167, 168, this provision and paragraph 169 of seafarers ' competence to assess the Evaluation Commission according to the requirements of this provision, the format setout and issued to the appropriate STCW Convention certificate of competency.
195. other vessels of inland waters staff competences compliance with requirements of this regulation, the Commission assessed the evaluation of the port.
196. the Commission shall submit to the evaluation of the Port the Latvian register of Seafarers evaluation Protocol. Scoring in the protocol port of the Evaluation Commission submits certificates of competency to be included in the limits on the gross tonnage of the ship and the main engine power.
197. The national certificate of competence of Latvia the applicant submitting the register of Seafarers (annex 4), two photographs and a copy of such documents, the presentation of originals: 197.1. identity document;
197.2. education or training course training certificate;
197.3. the existing certificate of competency;
basic safety training of 197.4. attestation of competence;
197.5. medical certificate.
198. This provision is specified in paragraph 197 of document authenticity and validity testing of the Latvian register of Seafarers in accordance with this provision and paragraph 101 of 100.
199. If the examination confirms the conformity of the documents and the evaluation of the port protocol certifying the competence of the applicant complies with the relevant qualifications, Latvian seafarers ' certificates of competency issued by the registry.
29. the Member State of the European Union issued the certificates of competency of Seafarers for the recognition of Latvia register 200. checks in the Member States of the European Union of inland waterway vessels issued by the staff of the authenticity of the certificates of competency, officially requesting the certificate issuer. Masters of vessels requires a knowledge of Latvian legislation according to competence. Latvian register of Seafarers shall be issued a certificate of recognition of competence (annex 14) inland waters ship masters and officers, which the foreign certificate is recognised.
201. the recognition of certificates of competency for approval the applicant or an agent or representative of the owner of these regulations specified in paragraph 114 of the document.
30. The national certificate of competence of the issuing repeated 202. Inland waterway vessel captain, officers and ratings staff, certified according to the requirements of this part, no less frequently than every five years, is proof of their professional competence in conformity with the requirements of this regulation, confirming your qualifications for service on inland waterway vessels and repeatedly receive a national certificate of competency.
203. for the issue of certificates of competency shall apply these rules in Chapter 28.
(F) document the detention, suspension, cancellation, renewal, acceptance and refusal of service detention 31.

204. the register of Seafarers hold certificates of competency, certificates of competency for confirmation (referred to in this part, the qualification document), as well as other documents (for example, training courses for diploma, certificate), without which the qualifications could not be issued and shall forward it to the relevant law enforcement agencies in the following cases: 204.1. qualifications document has revisions or unauthorized entry;
204.2. qualifications is not registered in the register specified in the issuing authority, and the authority of its issue;
204.3. qualification document or documents without which the qualifications could not be issued containing signs of fraud;
204.4. law enforcement authority requests in writing.
32. The suspension 205. register of seafarers ' qualifications document activities suspended in the following cases: 205.1.ir received this provision in chapter 35 of the report, and the Latvian register of Seafarers and outside experts have launched an investigation into the investigation, but no longer than one month;
205.2. sailor is a suspect or the accused in a criminal case, not the sea until a final decision in the criminal entry into force;
health certificate certifying 205.3. issuing doctor recognised certificate and notice of Latvia register of Seafarers – until the health check and a new health certificate-certificate.
33. Cancellation 206. register of seafarers ' qualifications be cancelled in the following cases: 206.1.ir qualifications found the owner of incompetence, negligence or actions that threaten life or property at sea or a threat to the marine environment or may pose a direct threat to life, property or to the marine environment;
206.2. qualifications have been found fake or counterfeit document to one of the documents, without which the qualification document would not be issued;
206.3. in one of the documents required for the issue of qualification document, false news;
206.4. a person carrying on board a vessel, with qualifications, which is stopped;
206.5. qualification documents in the event of death of the beneficiary;
206.6. document action is updated this rule 205. within the time limit specified in paragraph.
207. the approval certificate of competence in the event of cancellation only approval shall lapse. New sailor receives, successfully passed the assessment of competency exam. An approval shall be issued for the remaining void approval expiration date.
34. Recognition of qualifications document 208. loss, destruction, theft or abduction case, the person shall notify in writing the Latvian register of seafarers. Latvian register of Seafarers recognize the qualifications. In the case of the theft or abduction of a person, in addition to also inform law enforcement authority.
209. the register of seafarers to be invalid also recognise the qualification document corresponding to this rule 217. point person has referred the Latvian register of Seafarers.
210. for information on the qualifications of the invalid document register of Latvian Sailors enter in the computerised database and within 10 days of the Latvian maritime administration published a website on the internet (URwww.juras URadministracija.lv).
35. consideration of the report pursuant to the requirements of the STCW Convention 211 I/5 rule 1 and 2 requirements of the Latvian register of Seafarers examines each report on qualifications of the owner of incompetence, negligence or conduct that threatens life or property at sea or a threat to the marine environment or may pose a direct threat to life, property or the environment of the sea, if the person continues to fulfil the functions according to the qualification document given qualification.
212. If in the course of the examination of the report finds serious lack of competence (e.g. emergency causing failure to perform direct duties, the breach was made under the influence of alcohol), Latvian seafarers ' register launched investigations by three independent experts, included in the list approved by the Minister of transport pursuant to paragraph 7 of these regulations, and shall adopt the decision on the qualification of the person concerned, the suspension of the document.
213. In the course of the investigation, Latvian seafarers ' register and by external independent experts assess the conformity of the competence of a seafarer, it received the qualifications and positions.
214. in the consideration of the report invited to participate in the representative of the shipowner and the seafarer, which is pending. This absence of persons not affected by the Latvian register of seafarers for the decision of the case in question-the qualification document restore or cancellation in accordance with this provision. 206.1.
36. The decision on the qualification of detention, suspension, renewal, cancellation, invalidation and the refusal to issue the qualification document 215.205. These provisions within the time limit specified in paragraph Latvian register of Seafarers shall decide on the renewal of the document of qualification or its cancellation.
216. The decision on the qualification of detention, suspension, renewal, cancellation or invalidation of the Latvian register of Seafarers shall also be notified to the owner or operator of the ship to which the ship's work, the person concerned, and merchants that the parties work equipment on ships.
217. A seafarer, within 15 days after the entry into force of the decision on the quality of the fikācij withdrawal of document of qualifications shall transfer the Latvian register of Seafarers.
218. After the entry into force of the decision on the qualification of detention, suspension, cancellation or invalidation, the seafarer is not entitled to base this document to occupy the position or perform work on board a vessel, as well as in any other way use this qualification.
219. the decision on the cancellation of the qualifications register of Seafarers of Latvia has the right to determine the barring seaman eligible for the cancelled qualifications for a period of up to three years, but does not prevent the seafarer the right to demonstrate competence in one rank lower skilled.
220. the decision on the recognition of qualifications on the invalid shall be published in the newspaper "journal". 208. These provisions in the case specified in paragraph publications provide a seaman but 209. these provisions in the case specified in paragraph Latvian register of Seafarers. Following the publication of the application of the person concerned and, if the qualification document is voided, Latvian seafarers ' register a new qualification issued the document with a new registration number, saving the previous qualification document validity.
221. the expenses related to the issuance of a new qualifications and the recognition of a decision on the document of the publication of the newspaper "Latvian journal" qualification document recipients pay.
222. the register of Seafarers is denied a qualification document if the Evaluation Commission Evaluation Commission or port is specified in the Protocol, the applicant's competence in non-compliance with the relevant qualifications or qualifications established the document submitted by the applicant or the indicated document.
223. the decisions referred to in this chapter and the refusal to issue a qualification document within one month of their entry into force, a person can challenge the Ministry of transport of the administrative procedure law.
G final questions To these rules 224. entry into force, the experience of the average professional education programs (maritime schoolmate, programs) with the qualification "technician of vessels" deemed to satisfy the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/1 of the code the standard requirements and programs with the qualification "technician" engineers considered to satisfy the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/1 of the standard requirements, if education in the certificate unless otherwise indicated.
225. To this provision to the date of entry into force of the commercial fleet in higher education acquired vocational education programs with the qualification "engineer" of vessels considered to satisfy the requirements of the STCW Convention, A-II/2 of the code the standard requirements and programs with qualifications awarded "ship mechanic engineer" are considered to satisfy the requirements of the STCW Convention code A-III/2.
226. A Person who has received a certificate of competence before the entry into force of these provisions and which vocational training does not meet prescribed in these provisions, shall be empowered again to receive certificate of competency or endorsement without culpably violate applicable, if it complies with this provision in paragraph 104 and 105.
227. the certificate of competency, issued until the entry into force of the provisions, shall be valid until the date of expiry stated therein to the end, but, if the expiration date is specified, no more than five years from the date of issue.
Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 April 2001, Directive 2001/25/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers;
2) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 of Directive 2003/103/EC amending Directive 2001/25/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers;

3) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 November 2002 Directive 2002/84/EC amending the directives on maritime safety and the prevention of pollution from ships;
4) Commission of 8 March 2005, directives 2005/23/EC of the European Parliament and the Council amending Directive 2001/25/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers;
5) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 of Directive 2005/45/EC on the mutual recognition of seafarers ' certificates and amending Directive 2001/25/EC.
Prime Minister, the Minister of Interior Or the Minister of transport Jaundžeikar. A. shlesers Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 18 December 2005.