Countries Having STCW MOU

Bangladesh is having MOU with following countries in regard to recognition of Certificate of Competency (CoC) in accordance with STCW convention:

  Name of Country Type of Agreement Date
1. Singapore Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 12.04.2001
2. Bahamas Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 24.04.2001
3. Marshal Islands Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 11.05.2001
4. Hong Kong Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 25.09.2001
5. Islamic Republic of Iran Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate

15.11.2001

&

31.12.2014

6. India Unilateral to recognize Indian certificate 29.11.2001
7. Australia Unilateral to recognize Australian certificate 20.06.2002
8. Commonwealth of Dominica Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 19.07.2002
9. Indonesia Unilateral to recognize Indonesian certificate 29.07.2002
10. Malaysia Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate

12.11.2002

&

27.06.2013

11. Vanuatu Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 14.05.2003
12. Belize Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 21.09.2004
13. Nigeria Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 30.11.2004
14. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 12.07.2005
15. Cyprus Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 13.07.2007
16. U.K. Unilateral to recognize U.K. certificate 11.10.2007
17. Pakistan Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 07.02.2008
18. Barbados Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 18.02.2008
19. Myanmar Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 08.05.2008
20. Japan Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 01.03.2010
21. Ghana Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 23.07.2011
22. European Commission Recognized to Bangladesh complying STCW requirements  03.01.2012
23. St. Kitts & Nevis Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh Certificate 04.03.2012
24. Italy Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate  01.10.2012
25. Antigua Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate  12.05.2014
26. Germany Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate  23.07.2014
27. Vanuatu Unilateral to recognize Bangladesh certificate 31.08.2017
28. South Korea Mutual to recognize each other’s certificate 02.10.2017