24 March 2015
Draft amendments to Part D of the National Standards for Commercial Vessels ('NSCV Part D') are open for public consultation until 24 April 2015.
A copy of the draft amendments, a draft version of NSCV Part D containing the draft amendments and an explanatory statement about the amendments that will assist you in your review, is available on the AMSA website along with the details for making a submission.
The proposed amendments would more closely align the medical and eyesight requirements of the NSCV Part D with similar requirements under the Navigation Act 2012 and those applying internationally. The amendments would also:
These proposed amendments to NSCV Part D do not introduce any new certificates of competency.
For all enquiries regarding this, please contact Michaela Moss, Senior Officer, Qualifications - email@example.com.