Maritime Rules Part 32
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What Part 32 applies
This rule applies to:
- Personnel on New Zealand Ships within New Zealand waters.
Overview of Part 32
Part 32 provides New Zealand’s structure for nautical and engineering certificates for seafarers. The rules provide for national certificates, as well as certificates that correspond to those provided for in the International Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 1978, as amended (STCW).
Part 32 implements the new seafarer certification (SeaCert) framework.
Maritime NZ is currently amending the Advisory Circulars for Maritime Rules Part 32.
Materials incorporated by reference in Maritime Rules Part 32
This rule was signed by the Minister of Transport on 27 January 2014 and came into force on 1 April 2014.
- International convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW Convention)
- International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel 1995 and Resolutions (STCW-F Convention)
Getting copies of material incorporated by reference
Some materials can be accessed and viewed free online, other material is subject to copyright and can either be purchased from the original source or viewed as an electronic copy at Maritime New Zealand.