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17:58 HRS IST

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Government today approved an MoU between India and the UAE which will pave the way for mutual recognition of maritime education and training, certificates of competency, endorsements, training documentary evidence and medical fitness certificates for seafarers.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

The nod to the MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency is as per the provisions of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping (STCW, 78) and amendments thereof.

"The proposed MoU will pave way for recognition of maritime education and training, certificates of competency, endorsements, training documentary evidence and medical fitness certificates for seafarers issued by the government of the other country in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 1/10 of the Convention, and cooperation between the two countries in training and management of seafarers," an official statement said.

The MoU will also ensure that the education, training and assessment of seafarers, as required by the STCW Convention, are administered and monitored in accordance with of the STCW Code for each type and level of training assessment involved.

In the meanwhile, the government also approved an MoU between India and the UAE to facilitate and promote maritime transport, simplification of customs and facilitation of use of existing installations for the disposal of waste.

"The MoU will enable shipping companies in both the countries to enter into bilateral and multi-lateral arrangements for sustainable trading activities," an official statement said.

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