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Overstyrmand > 3.000 BT (styrmand af 1. grad) (Denmark)

  • Generic name of profession

    Ship's Deck officer class II / 1st mate
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Overstyrmand > 3.000 BT (styrmand af 1. grad)
    Chief Mate (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    REGULATION (EC) No 300/2008
    National legislation:

    Consolidated act No. 74 of 17 January 2014 on the manning of ships

    Order no. 1145 of 29 September 2015 Order on qualification requirements for seafarers and fishermen and on certificates of competency and certificates of proficiency 

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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    REGULATION (EC) No 300/2008
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Arbejde som styrmand på en handelsskib i en stilling, hvor bevis som styrmand af 1. grad (STCW II/2, ubegrænset) er foreskrevet.


    Serving as a mate on a merchant vessel in a capacity where certificate as Certificate of Competency as Mate, 1st Class (STCW II, unlimited) is required

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