Disclaimer: While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information provided on this page is accurate, this is a guide only and no guarantees for the currency or accuracy of information are made. Marlins does not accept any liability for any cost, loss, disruption or damage caused by using the information below.
The following table lists flag state authorities and their current recognition, acceptance or approval status of Marlins STCW security elearning. Where the table refers to "White List", this means the STCW White List, which includes both Liberia and UK MCA.
Marlins emphasise that companies and individuals should not rely on this list, but must contact the relevant flag state authority to check precise requirements.
Last updated: 4th January 2018 (see end of page for amendments)
List of changes:
28/06/2019: Removal of broken link relating to German guidance
05/03/2018: Updated Panama guidance to state Liberia is no longer accepted
22/01/2018: Refreshed links for Panama guidance
04/01/2018: Added guidance for Belgium
14/06/2017: Refreshed links for Bahamas guidance
28/04/2017: Added guidance for Denmark
23/03/2017: Added guidance for Spain
22/02/2017: Added guidance for Montenegro
17/01/2017: Added guidance for South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)
26/01/2016: IOM and Cayman Island links updated due to URL changes
28/05/2015: Panama guidance revised
22/12/2014: Myanmar advice added, based on client feedback
13/05/2014: Luxembourg row added, with circular
12/05/2014: Link to Panama notice added and other links refreshed
08/05/2014: Netherlands acceptance of Liberian approval confirmed by telcon
30/04/2014: First version published to Marlins Support
06/02/2014: Revised UK MCA notice [MIN 480(M)] added