a. For Port State Control:
In cases where a seafarer documentation complied with requirements in force immediately before 01 January 2017, but was not in accordance with the requirements of the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. All PSC authorities, until 01 July 2017, recommended to take a pragmatic and practical approach during inspections and notify the ships, seafarers and Administrations concerned accordingly.
b. For Recognized Organization:
It is recommended that until 1 July 2017, when carrying ISM Audit and verification under SOLAS 74, verify compliance of seafarer’s documentation with respect to 2010 Manila Amendments and if same not found in compliance; administration to be informed.
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