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STCW requirements
For all vessels around the world, the following STCW training is required.

Training must be conducted at an accredited shoreside training facility in your country. We will assist you to locate a suitable training facility if neccessary.

STCW - 95 Basic Safety Training - this comprises the following modules:


Crowd Management (IMO/OMI 1.28) - This course can be done online, as an alternative to a shoreside school if you prefer. The direct link to the course is: https://shop.marlins.co.uk/product?catalog=8H58W3

Crisis Management / Human Behavior Training (IMO/OMI 1.29) - This course can be done online, as an alternative to a shoreside school if you prefer. The direct link to the course is: https://shop.marlins.co.uk/product?catalog=KW16PK

Security Awareness (IMO/OMI 3.27) - This course can be done online, as an alternative to a shoreside school if you prefer. You should take the course "Security Awareness for Cruise Ship Staff (Liberia Flag Approved)". The direct link to the course is:
https://shop.marlins.co.uk/product?catalog=MARSECACL01

You can read the instructions for using the Marlin's website here.

Certified Proficiency in Survival Craft (IMO / OMI 1.23) *** ONLY REQUIRED FOR GRAND CIRCLE CRUISE LINE CREW ***


Training schools for STCW Basic Safety Training, Crowd Management and Crisis Management

In Mexico, our preferred partner for all the training courses is CEDEMAR, in Merida, Yucatan - they also have offices in other locations - please contact them for more information. They offer all the required courses for joining a vessel, and also offer the courses necessary for obtaining a Mexican seaman's book, if you need or want to obtain one.

Contact CEDEMAR - info@cedemar.com or by phone at 01 999 920 24 46.

www.cedemar.com


CIMAR has locations in Cozumel, Coatzacoalcos, Poza Rica, Tampico, Tuxpan, Veracruz and Ciudad del Carmen, and offers all required courses including documents to obtain Mexican Seaman's Book. Contact information on their website - http://www.cimarsc.com.mx/

IENPOP - main office is in Mexico City, however they have locations around the country. They offer all required courses depending on location (Basic Safety Training, Crowd Management, Crisis Management, Security Awareness) and also offer the Iniciacion course which you will need if you are applying for a Mexican Seaman's Book.

INSTITUTO DE EDUCACIÓN NÁUTICA Y PORTUARIA OCÉANO PACIFICO (IENPOP)
TEL. 01(55)56 59 28 69
titulacion_ienpop@hotmail.com

ISM-MEXICO are in Mexico City, and offer all required courses. They have a package including all seven courses for crewmembers who are new to ships and need to do everything.

Contact Rene Bravo - Mobile - 55 1864 3492 or email rbravo@ism-mexico.com.mx

IENPAC provide all of the required courses depending on location - they have facilities in Progreso, Yucatan as well as Cd del Carmen, Campeche - Paraiso, Tabasco - Villahermosa, Tabasco - Tampico, Tamaulipas - Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz - Minatitlan, Veracruz - Veracruz, Veracruz - Campeche, Campeche - Alvarado, Veracruz - Playa del Carmen, Q.Roo - Poza Rica, Veracruz.

For contact details of all the locations, see IENPAC website at http://ienpac.com/

ICIMAP provide various courses depending on location - they have facilities in Cd del Carmen, Campeche - Paraiso, Tabasco - Tampico, Tamaulipas - Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz - Veracruz, Veracruz - Poza Rica, Veracruz - Tuxpan, Veracruz.

For contact details of all the locations, see ICIMAP website at http://icimap.com.mx/

Crowd Management and Crisis Management can be done at Centro de Educación Náutica de Campeche - located in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche:

Centro de Educación Náutica de Campeche
01 (938) 131 0442 / 131 0443


Panama Ship International is located in Panama City, Panama, however offers courses in various countries, as well as distance training options. To check if they have courses in your country, or whether they can assist with distance training for the course you require, contact them by email info@panamashipinternational.com or via their website: http://www.panamashipinternational.com/


In Honduras, we suggest you contact the Central American Maritime Training Center - http://www.marinamercante.gob.hn/index.php/en/central-american-maritime-training-center


In Guatemala, we suggest you contact the naval school. Telephones are:
Puerto Quetzal: +502 78811460/62
Santo Tomas de Castilla: +502 79600685


In Colombia, we suggest you contact Avante - http://www.avante.edu.co/contacto.html


In Peru, we suggest you contact Escuela Nacional de Marina Mercante - http://www.enamm.edu.pe/ or ICMA - http://www.icma.edu.pe/
or Cruceros Peru - panamaserviceslima@gmail.com


In Brazil, we suggest you contact Shelter - http://www.sheltermar.com.br/ or Rio Ship - http://www.rioship.net/ or Brazilian Crew - http://braziliancrew.com.br/


In Ecuador, we suggest you contact La Escuela de la Marina Mercante Nacional - http://www.esmena.edu.ec/portal_esmena/


In Dominican Republic, we suggest you contact Captain Rafelo in Santo Domingo: +1 809 862 9159