WHAT IS THE STCW UPDATE?
1st January 2017: one of the most significant amendments to the STCW convention, the Manila Amendments (STCW 2010) came into force. This was the requirement for all seafarers to update certain elements of the mandatory STCW safety training.
The ‘Update’ includes Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting and Personal Survival Techniques.
Please note that the STCW Elementary First Aid certificate should always be valid and in-date. Please see below.