Minimum safe manning certificate

Minimum safe manning certificate is issued by the flag state to indicate the minimum required crew to operate the vessel safely

The minimum crew depends on the following:

  • GRT
  • Type
  • Area of navigation
  • Ii engine room non-attended or attended
  • Vessel is equipped with GMDSS or not

Usually it is issued for provisional period first, in some flags the provisional is one month and in some others it is three months

 

Belize
Belize
Bolivia
Comoros
Dominica
Honduras
Jamaica
Moldova
Mongolia
Palau
Panama
Sierra Leone
Tanzania
Togo
St. Vincent