Seafarers are required to undergo periodic medical examinations to ensure that they are fit for work as a seafarer. The assessment aims to safeguard the health and safety of both the seafarer and his other crew members as well as for the safe operation of the ship.
Our seafarer medical examinations are conducted and the certificate of competency (COC) are issued in accordance with the latest guidelines endorsed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and international Labor Organization (ILO).
- Maritime Port Authority (MPA) Medical Examination
- Norwegian Maritime Authority Medical Examination (ENG1 Equivalent)
- Malaysian Maritime Authority Medical Examination (Limited)
- Panama, Marshall Islands & other countries that have ratified MLC, 2006 can be found on the International Labour Organization (ILO) website here.
Our centres are full equipped (e.g. in-house audiometry, Chest Xray) to fulfill the requirements of the seafarer assessment. This allows us to conduct the examination with:
- Speed – The reports and certificates can for most cases be issued within a day.
- Convenience – All tests are done within the clinic premises thereby a one-stop service
- Competitive rates
LEGISLATION & STANDARDS OF REFERENCES
- ILO guidelines on the medical examination of seafarers. ILO/IMO/JMS/2011/2012 Geneva
- Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006)
- Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW) Convention, 1978 as amended
- Norwegian Maritime Authority
- Malaysian Maritime Authority
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) accept these guidelines
as national requirements which came into force on 20 Aug 2013. The medical
certificate in issued in accordance with the requirements of the STCW
Convention, 1978, as amended, and the MLC 2006.
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