Notice of Invitation for STCW Training Providers to Attend a Workshop on the Implementation of the 2010 Manila Amendments

By MarEx 2011-06-10 11:15:10

The U.S. Coast Guard would like to extend an invitation to STCW Training Providers to attend a workshop on the implementation of the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. The purpose of the workshop is to help training providers identify the Manila Amendments to STCW and any gaps in their current curriculums that will need to be filled in order to be in compliance with the 2010 Manila Amendments which go into effect on January 1, 2012.

The U.S. Coast Guard will hold two identical consecutive workshops on a first-come first-serve basis. Additional workshops may be scheduled, if necessary, based on the number of interested attendees.

Dates: The first workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 followed by a second workshop on Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

Time: 0830-1600

Location: U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center, Martinsburg, WV

Recommended participants: 1 representative from each department (deck, engine and management)

Maximum Capacity of Attendees: 75

The morning session will be for the entire group for a general discussion on the Manila Amendments and curriculums then we will break into two groups, one Deck and one Engine to discuss in more detail the Manila Amendments and what we are looking for in the training provider curriculums in order to meet the requirements of the new amendments.

Once participants have been identified, please forward their names, affiliation, and contact information to This is to identify the number of interested attendees, schedule the attendees for a specific workshop date and enable security access into the building. The Coast Guard will contact all interested attendees to confirm their scheduled workshop date.

This will be a great opportunity to initiate discussions on the implementation of the Manila amendments and we hope that you will be able to participate.
For more information on this notice, please contact Mr. Luke Harden at (202) 372-1206 or