Monthly Archives: January 2014

What is BOSIET or Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training ?

BOSIET stands for basic offshore safety induction and emergency training. It is a course created to assist in meeting the initial onshore safety training emergency response training assessment requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry. The course includes helicopter survival emergency first aid … Continue reading

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What are the Requirements for applying for a Seaman’s Book ?

Passport copy   Note : Colored copy of first page and address page of Passport.  The copy can be in image format or scanned copy in PDF format is also accepted   One Passport size Photograph with white background (scanned color),   … Continue reading

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What is a Certificate of Competence or CoC ?

In this article we will explore what is Certificate of Competence or CoC. A Certificate of Competence (CoC) is issued and endorsed by the administration, for masters, officer and GMDSS radio operators in accordance with the provisions of chapters II, … Continue reading

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What is STCW-95 Certification ?

STCW stands for Standard of Training Certification and Watch keeping. This is a basic safety course regulated by the IMO for all seafarers. One must attend this course in order to be able to work onboard a ship regardless of … Continue reading

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What is a Seaman Record Book or Continuous Discharge Certificate or CDC?

A Seaman Record Book or Continuous Discharge Certificate is a continuous record of a seaman’s service. This document certifies that the person holding is a seaman as per The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for … Continue reading

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