No. 7 of 2007

05-03-2007

Applicable to:All ship owners, managers and agents who carry out crew documentations of Singapore-registered ships.

1.Shipowners, managers and agents can apply and enquire on the following services on-line via http://marinet.mpa.gov.sg/ using their company's MARINET ID:

a.Opening/Renewal & Closing of Crew Agreement;
b.Crew Changes including change in Crew Capacity
c.Applications for Crew Exemption, Safe Manning Documents and Certificate of Endorsement.

2.Besides the on-line services on MARINET, for Crew Changes including change in Crew Capacity, MPA has introduced a new electronic form to replace the existing Form ENG 2A.This new eForm is to facilitate submission by the master on board the ship.To use this new eForm, a copy of the form and user manual are now available at the MPA's website:


http://www.mpa.gov.sg/sites/pdf/eng2a_form.htm

3.Shipping companies are encouraged to submit their crew documents mentioned above on-line. To familarise companies owning/handling Singapore registered ships with the new electronic services, MPA will be conducting training sessions free of charge on these services. The details of the training sessions are as follows:

Dates:2007 - 14 Mar, 30 Mar, 4 Apr, and 26 Apr
Time:1st session (9am-12pm); 2nd session (2.30pm to 5.30pm)
Venue:PSAB, Board Room, 21st Storey.

4.Each session can accommodate a maximum of 30 participants. Registration will be limited to one participant per company and on a first come first serve basis.Please email to: Mmo_MPA@mpa.gov.sg with the participant's name, designation and the preferred date and session.The participant should preferably have direct involvement in the company's crew documentation.We will revert on the result of your registration.

5.Any enquiries relating to this circular should be directed to Ms. Irene Goh at Tel:63756225 or Ms Tay Guek Eng: Tel: 6 3756224.

KHONG SHEN PING
DIRECTOR OF MARINE
MARITIME AND PORT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE

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