If you are joining GCCL (Cayman) Ocean Fleet Management Ltd. (Grand Circle Cruise Line), this page will assist you to prepare for your assignment.
Personal Data Sheet
Download the medical forms here. Refundable cost (ensure you keep your receipt to receive your refund onboard). Needs to be filled in and certified by a physician (signed & stamped). It can take several days to complete all components of the examination, so please plan in advance. We would kindly ask you to make sure your doctor makes all the necessary tests and marks results on the medical form attached. In addition to the Medical form attached an Alcohol and Drug Test must be made.
You must also obtain TETANUS and YELLOW FEVER vaccinations, and send a copy of your vaccination certificate to us with your completed medical forms.
International Benefits Form
Confidentiality Policy & Consent Group Employees
Alcohol & Drug Policy
Uniforms Measurement Sheet
Uniforms Provided Personally
We will inform you regarding uniform items you should provide personally and bring with you.
Please scan and send a color passport photo to us.
You must obtain a Police Clearance (Antecedentes no penales), stating no criminal background. IT MUST BE TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH and sent to us.
Your passport must be valid for AT LEAST 12 months from the date of joining the ship. Please check your passport expiration date carefully, and if necessary, renew it in good time and send us a copy.
Please send us a copy of your seaman's book. If you do not have one, please arrange to obtain one in your home country. If this cannot be done, you will need to apply for a Maltese (ship flag) seaman’s book, and we will send you the instructions.
STCW Training – You are required to have the following STCW training: 1 - Basic Safety Training, 2 - Crowd Management, 3 - Crisis Management/Human Behaviour Training, 4 – Security Awareness, 5 – Certified Proficiency in Survival Craft. See our STCW page for full details. Your certificates must be valid AT LEAST for the duration of your contract. Please check your certificates expiration dates carefully, and if necessary, renew them in good time. Copies of certificates must be sent to us.
If a visa is required for joining or sailing onboard your assigned vessel, we will advise you accordingly and provide instructions for the visa application.
Ticket to join the ship
Once your medical is cleared and your documentation is completed and has been submitted to us, the company will arrange your flights to join the ship, and we will send you your flight details.