The deadline for ring-fencing your old tickets has passed. You can no longer ring-fence them and they are not valid for use.

Currency requirements

Holders of ring-fenced NZOM, NZOW or NZCM certificates are required to satisfy currency requirements every five years if they want to continue to exercise the privileges of their certificate.

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Privileges table for ring-fenced certificates

The below table outlines the privileges for certificates that have already been ring-fenced.

Privileges table for ring-fenced certificates[PDF: 185kB, 12 pages]

ITN-22-18 Ring-fenced tickets - Equivalence to SRL endorsements

The purpose of this ITN is to provide interim guidance on which ring-fenced certificates of competency may be used in lieu of an SRL with an endorsement to operate larger vessels. The aim is to clarify that special privileges granted under a Minimum Safe Crewing Document (MSCD) are preserved under the ring-fencing of certificates.

ITN-22-18 Ring-fenced tickets - Equivalence to SRL endorsements[PDF: 144kB, 3 pages]

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If you have any questions about ringfencing, please contact our Personnel Certification team.


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