Date: 07th July, 2011
CIRCULAR Sub:- Verification of Sea service documents submitted for issuance of Watch Keeping Certificate. With immediate effect the following procedures for issuance of Watch Keeping Certificates are being adopted at the Mercantile Marine Department (MMD), Examination Centre, for immediate compliance.
On receipt of an application for Watch keeping Certificate, the authorized MMD Surveyor at the examination centre, will forward a letter to the RPSL License holder / Owner Company, seeking details of Sea service. The subject letter to be dispatched via MMD, Mumbai vide SPEED POST only and records of same will be maintained, both at Examination Centre and the Office of the Principal Officer, MMD, Mumbai.
The subject details to be reverted by the authorized Company signatory under his/her seal and stamp and details of mobile number. The letter is to be addressed to the Principal Officer, MMD, Mumbai at the following address:-