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The Seafarers and Manning Department is responsible for ensuring that all seafarers employed onboard Bahamas ships/units are trained and certified in accordance with the requirements of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW)

  • High Speed Craft Code
  • Offshore guidelines (IMO Resolution A. 891 (21) as amended by A. 1079 (28))
  • and that the ships/units are duly manned taking into consideration the national and international requirements and guidelines
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