The Directorate General of Shipping, India deals with implementation of shipping policy and legislation so as to ensure the safety of life and ships at sea, prevention of marine pollution, promotion of maritime education and training in co-ordination with the International Maritime Organization, regulation of employment and welfare of seamen, development of coastal shipping, augmentation of shipping tonnage, examination and certification of Merchant Navy Officers, Supervision and Control of the allied offices under its administrative jurisdiction.
Latest Updates for all the Seafarers from the Directorate General of Shipping in India.
All Indian crew must be registered with an authorized Recruiting and Placement Service Agency.
The Directorate General of Shipping has sent a notification that all Indian crew members flying out of India to join foreign vessels must register themselves with an Recruiting and Placement Service agent.
STCW Certificates and Indian Seaman's book
All crew registered via Recruiting and Placement Service supplier must hold Directorate General (DG) approved STCW 2010, INDOS # and apply for an Indian Seaman's Book.
Indian nationals will no longer be able to fly out of the country to join ships without valid STCW training. As per the DG shipping's (DGS) new rule, your Indian CDC number which is entered in the DGS website page e- Governance will be accessible on Emigrate Immigration officers at all airports in India will have access to Emigrate.
If you are not registered in e-Governance, you will not be allowed to fly out of the country to sign on any ship.
Jet International Travels & Tours assists all our seafarers in STCW Familiarization Courses, DGS Approved Medical Certification and Indian CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate-Cum-Seafarer's Identity Document) from Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.
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