CTSI ADVISORY

Know more about the latest trends in the Maritime industry with the latest news that CTSI has gathered to keep everyone updated.

OPITO Amendment to Standard Titles

Last 01 October 2021, OPITO announced the revised title for the HERTL FT.
The revised title: Helideck Emergency Response Team Leader Further (including HERTM Further practical exercises)The words in blue were added.  CTSI will be immediately enforcing this change.

Read more. OPITO AMENDMENT TO STANDARD TITLES

GWO ADVISORY – Reverting to Normal Governance

Please be informed that GWO confirms today that in accordance with its previous advisory note 10 (18th June 2021) we will revert to our normal governance on 1 October 2021.  To those who have certificates that will soon expire, we encourage you to file for an extension before October 1, 2021 so you will have ample time to renew your training.

Read more. GWO ADVISORY – REVERTING TO NORMAL GOVERNANCE

MARINA ADVISORY

Additional Guidelines on the Revalidation of Certificate of Proficiency (COP) Issued Under Regulation VI/1, VI/2 AND VI/3 and in Accordance with Sections A-VI/1, A-VI/2 and A-VI/3 of the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention

Read more. MARINA ADVISORY

FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE VALIDITY OF STCW CERTIFICATES AS A TEMPORARY CONTINGENCY MEASURES AMIDST THE COVID19 PANDEMIC

The actions are taken worldwide and within the Philippines, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected the conduct of trainings, revalidation of certificates, and ship to shore interactions including effecting crew changes.

In response thereto, the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) adopts IMO Circular Letter No. 4204/Add.5/Rev.1 dated 02 April 2020 which encourages the issuing Administration and the Port State Control authorities to take a pragmatic and practical approach” with regard to the extension of the validity of seafarer’s certificates and endorsement, as strictly necessary, in accordance with the STeW Convention, 1978, as amended. 

In view thereto, the following guidelines relative to the extension of the validity of the STCW certificates are hereby issued. 

Read more. FURTHER EXTENSION OF THE VALIDITY OF STCW CERTIFICATES AS A TEMPORARY CONTINGENCY MEASURES AMIDST THE COVID19 PANDEMIC