Sailor Queen Awaits His Arrival
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A Sailor Queen Awaits His Arrival After An Extended Contract

The pandemic covid 19 has turned the world into possibilities of the ‘New Normal’ that has found its way into the new age vocabulary. The seafarers are the most impacted as they have been working round the clock keeping the supply chain robust. Everyone thought of expressing gratitude to the essential service providers but somewhere […]

DG Shipping Extends COC/COP validity
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DG Shipping Extends COC/COP validity Till 31st December 2021

With covid-19 situation, all the maritime training institute in India are shut down. This has forced seafarers not be able to renew their certificates and COCs. In order to provide relaxation to the seafarers, DG shipping have extended validity of all the documents who are expiring before 31st December 2020 to 31st December 2021. (i) […]

Training & COC examinations in India
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The Reformation of Training & COC examinations in India

The esteemed institution of Marine Mercantile Department under Directorate General of Shipping in India has been conducting Certificate of Competency exams in India for decades and constituting directives for training to Maritime Institutes and Academies. It is also the principle functioning body to carry out various other official government maritime activities across India and has […]