Seafarers’ standards: The Philippines remains under notice
The Philippines has been granted a six-month extension before the European Union decides whether to make good its threat to withdraw recognition of all new certificates issued in the country, because of repeated complaints about seafarers’ quality.
The extension from the Lisbon-based European Maritime Safety Agency will last until year-end or early 2013.
At that point, EMSA will visit the Philippines again to impose a pass or fail audit, according to Nic Conti, the deputy administrator of the...
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