STCW-F

AcronymDefinition
STCW-FInternational Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel
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'The six IMO conventions are: The Hong Kong International Convention for safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships 2009; Protocol Relating to Intervention on the high seas in cases of oil pollution casualties (Intervention Protocol) 1973; 1996 Protocol on limitation of liability for maritime claims (LLMC); 2002 Protocol relating to the carriage of passengers and their luggage by sea (PAL) 1976; International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F) 1995; and the Protocol of 2005 to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Act against the Safety of Maritime Navigation.
SOLAS, MARPOL, etc), 5) Examination and certification of marine personnel (STCW 95), 6) Article of Agreement (Crew Agreement), health, hygiene and safety at work, 7) Registration, survey and certification of fishing vessels, 8) Examination and certification of fishing vessel personnel (STCW-F), 9) Registration of yachts and pleasure craft, regulate pleasure industry as required for safety including training requirement for persons serving on yachts, 10) Safety of inland shipping (rivers and lakes), 11)
There is a particular problem for the fishing industry here since the setting up and application of internationally agreed training and certification standards is being held back by poor ratification of the amply titled International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F).