Ship Safety Bulletins

Date (Y-M-D): 1991-03-18

Subject: Marine Emergency Duties ( MED ) Training Requirements for Engineer Officers

Pending the proclamation of proposed Regulations respecting "Examination of Masters and Seamen" the Board of Steamship Inspection in their decision # 4985 has ruled that "The following MED training courses are to be completed by candidates who hold or apply for certificates of competency as Marine Engineers":

Certificate of-Competency MED course requires
First Class Engineer
Second Class Engineer
Third Class Engineer
C and D
Fourth Class Engineer — B1, B2, and C
Chief Engineer Motor Driven B1 and B2
Fishing Vessel
Watchkeeping Engineer Motor
Driven Fishing Vessel
Engine Room Rating/Assistant

The above ruling becomes effective on June 1, 1991.

Keywords:                                  Questions concerning this bulletin should be addressed to:

1. MED training
2. Certificate of Competency
3. Engineer Officers
Transport Canada
Marine Safety
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