Tuesday 19th June 2018
Following the MCA's decision to allow holders of the Master <500GT Workboat CoCor Class 1 Fishing CoCto be issued with a full STCW <500GT Master, Near Coastal CoCupon completion of a combined Cargo and Stability module, please be advised that the Scottish Maritime Academy are running this module in August.
Dates:Monday 20th - Friday 31st August inclusive
If you have Masters who are interested in taking this module, please advise them to get in touch with Linda Hope, the Maritime Centre Manager at the Scottish Maritime Academy at Peterhead, to book a place on this course. Contact details below:
Scottish Maritime Academy
North East Scotland College
Tel: +44 (0)1779 476204 (direct)
Tel: +44 (0)7540715856 (mobile)
The MCA have finally published and uploaded the on-line version of the Revised Workboat Code on the Gov.UK website. It can be found in the Small Craft Codes section under Statutory Guidance and is titled; "The Workboat Code, Edition 2".
Keen observers of the MCA website will have noted recent revisions to and the re-issuing of their guidance on 3 important legal areas of risk assessment.
This month we spoke to Damian Crowley, Managing Director of MARITAS (Maritime Training and Assessment Services) LTD, Chair of the National Workboat Association’s Training Group and a Fellow of the Nautical Institute.