REVALIDATION OF STCW 78 QUALIFICATIONS

As of the 1 February 2002 the STCW 95 convention requires that seafarers holding STCW 78 qualifications have these revalidated to comply with the updated requirements. The Consulate of Panama in London has issued further information on the new requirements which can be viewed on their web page at

http://www.panaconsul.com/pages/shipping_stcw95.htm

Please note that you may contact Miss. Sonia Arcia directly at the Consulate of Panama in London who will be happy to assist in any matters concerning manning licences and crew certification and for information on application forms and procedures regarding STCW95 updates. E-mail address: sonia@panaconsul.co.uk