Course Curriculum for MEO CLASS III Second Engineer Officer (750 kW to 3000 kW) as per STCW 78 as amended in 2010 as per Section A-III/3 (Foreign Going) (Included in TEAP B App.III/2B)

DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF SHIPPING

  Examination, Assessment & Certification (EAC Branch) IS/ISO Clause No. 7.1
Ref: QMS: EACQP - 07 - 1 Subject: Course Curriculum for MEO CLASS III Second Engineer Officer (750 kW to 3000 kW) as per STCW 78 as amended in 2010 as per Section A-III/3 (Foreign Going) File No. ENG/IMO-26(4)/STCW-NCV-Vol. I
Authorized by:CS /DG Circular No: STCW 2010 Training Circular No. 24 of 2012 Date: 16.07.2012

1. As the shipping Industry and the seafarers are well aware, the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention 1978 have entered into force on 1st January 2012, through the Tacit Amendment Procedure as laid down in the STCW Convention

2. In view of the 2010 amendments to STCW Convention, the course curriculum for Marine Engineer Officer - Class III Second Engineer Officer (750 kW to 3000 kW) has been carried out by the DGS in consultation with the maritime training institutes and all the stakeholders, accordingly a new course for this category has been developed.

3. The competence table and syllabus is attached as Annexure I.

4. The eligible candidates holding MEO Class IV CoC can opt for this stream which is limited upto 3000 kW. The candidates would be required to pass MEO Class II Part A examination on their own without any preparatory course at any stage suitable to them. After the required sea service such candidates will have to undergo a four month preparatory course before appearing for MEO Class III SEO (750 kW to 3000 kW) Part - B examination.

5. It is expected that training institutes would follow these guidelines in letter and spirit.

6. The institutes are advised to issue the certificate after successful completion of the course in the prescribed format attached as Annexure II.

7. Institutes intending to conduct this course are required to seek approval for the conduct of this course. The processing fee for the said course is fixed at 25,000/- which is required to be paid along with the proposal for the approval of the course. The application for approval of the course shall be accepted only after the notification of this category of Certificate of Competency.

8. Approval of the course will be as per the guidelines issued by the Directorate from time to time.

9. This issues with the approval of the Director General of Shipping and ex-officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India, under the power conferred in the Chapter IX - Rule 47 of Merchant Shipping (Standards of Certification & watch - keeping for Seafarers) Rules, 1998.

 

Sd/-

[D. Mehrotra]

Dy. Chief Surveyor

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