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Your opportunity to help a recently qualified Deck Officer set sail as a volunteer for a three-month voyage with Mercy Ships

Monday, 06 February 2017

Alden Plows has been selected as a Third Officer by the charity serving onboard their hospital ship Africa Mercy. As a volunteer he needs to be self-funding, and needs your help to achieve this.

Cadet News

Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The latest SSTG Cadet Newsletter is available to download here.

Head of MNTB to step down

Monday, 30 January 2017

The Merchant Navy Training Board has announced that Glenys Jackson has decided to step down as the Head later this year.

SSTG donates to Seafarers UK this Christmas

Friday, 23 December 2016

As in previous years, SSTG will this year be making a £250 donation to our chosen charity Seafarers UK in place of sending Christmas cards to friends and colleagues in the industry.

Manila Amendments - how they affect Seafarer Certification

Monday, 19 December 2016

New regulations come into force on 01 January 2017. You need to comply with these whilst at sea so make sure you are familiar with the new regulations requirements.

Manila Amendments and how they affect Revalidation of CoCs

Monday, 19 December 2016

New regulations come into force on 01 January 2017. The 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW convention 1978 introduced a number of changes and these include revised requirements on revalidating a Certificate of Competency.

New MIN confirms latest changes to MCA Requirements

Monday, 05 December 2016

The Marine Information Notes related to MCA training arrangements revisions and which affect the requirements for obtaining a UK Certificate of Competency have recently been released.

Cadet News

Thursday, 01 December 2016

The latest SSTG Cadet Newsletter is available to download here.

Know someone who wants to train as an Engineering Officer?

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

SSTG has some sponsorship opportunities available for a January 2017 start.

Every Seafarer should make all their Passwords Secure

Monday, 28 November 2016

There are ever-growing threats to the security of your personal data and uppermost in your mind should be ensuring that sensitive information cannot be illegally accessed and stolen.