VALIDITY OF SEAFARERS’ CERTIFICATES EXTENDED UP TO 31.03.2021 DUE TO COVID-19

  • Dear Sirs , 25.12.2020 We would like to inform you that validity of the Turkish Seafarers’ Seaman’s books, Certificate of Competencies, GMDSS Radio Operator Certificates, STCW Certificates and Medical Fitness Certificates are granted general extension of validity up to 31.03.2021 without any further application or approval processes due to ongoing Covid-19 epidemic and unresolved challenges such as timely repatriation of seafarers at the end of their contract and revalidation of their expiring certificates by the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Directorate General for Maritime Affairs. Please do not hesitate to contact the below persons 7/24 should you have further queries.