Attestation / Endorsement services for seaman in UAE

Posted by Joseph R. Fonseca
Monday, April 14, 2014

The Maritime Administration of the United Arab Emirates has introduced services for the attestation of seaman contract and issuance of oil/chemical/gas tanker endorsement.

This service is applicable for Crew working on UAE Flagged vessels that are engaged in International voyages are required to have their Seaman Contract attested by the  Administration. The service will be provided alongwith the issuance of Seaman Cards. This is applicable for both New and renewal of Seaman Cards.

Fees charged will be AED 300/- per Seaman Contract.

Crew working on UAE Flagged vessels (Oil / Chemical / Gas Tanker) are required to obtain Tanker Endorsement Certificate from the Administration.
Fees charged will be AED 350/- per endorsement.

Documents required are as follows:
a) Copy of the Seaman Contract
b) Copy of Oil / Chemical / Gas Tanker Familiarization Course / endorsement
c) Copy of the Passport

Currently, the above services will be provided directly from NTA Service Centres. In due course, the clients will have the service through online Marine Licensing System.

The above services are mandatory requirements and come into force with immediate effect.

For information about operations in the UAE contact GAC Dubai at


Maritime Reporter October 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


NYK Joanna Rescues Fishermen off Philippines Coast

On October 3, NYK Joanna, a containership operated by NYK, rescued seven fishermen in distress off the coast of the Philippines. While the NYK vessel was sailing on October 3 from Vungtau,

Noreco CEO Quits

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) announces that Tommy Sundt is stepping down as CEO of Noreco ASA. Since joining Noreco in September 2014, Tommy Sundt

BSM Completes Global Management Program

Bibby Ship Management has successfully completed its second Global Management Programme which, it says, has helped to develop the management skills of all its


Noreco CEO Quits

Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) announces that Tommy Sundt is stepping down as CEO of Noreco ASA. Since joining Noreco in September 2014, Tommy Sundt

Egypt Picks 7 Winners in Tender for 55 LNG Cargoes

Seven companies reportedly met with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (EGAS) to discuss an  liquified natural gas (LNG) tender, including: Vitol, Noble Group, Trafigura,

Floating Tidal Energy Platform Up and Running

The first months of operating the BlueTEC tidal energy platform have been a success, according to the BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership: with every tidal flow, the


Dredges Work to Restore National Wildlife Refuge

Dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, one of the largest ever marsh restoration projects in the eastern U.

Thordon’s COMPAC for US’ Largest Containerships

Thordon Bearings has signed a contract to supply COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing solutions to two Jones Act containerships under construction at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Inc.

SAAM SMIT Towage Orders Damen ASD Tug

SAAM SMIT Towage, a joint venture between SAAM S.A. of Chile and Dutch company Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has signed a contract for the purchase of a Damen Tug 2913 for delivery in early 2016,

Middle East

Sanmar to Build 6 Terminal Tugs for Svitzer

Svitzer has signed a contract with Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar Shipyard for the construction of six newbuild terminal tug vessels, the first of which is scheduled for delivery in Q4 2016.

DP World Leading M.E. Investor - MEIRS Awards

Global marine terminal operator DP World has collected an impressive four awards including the Grand Prix of ‘Leading Corporate for Investor Relations in the

MacGregor Wins Deck Machinery Order in China

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed contracts with Chinese shipyard Guangzhou Shunhai Shipyard Ltd to deliver anchor handling/towing winch packages for five

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1437 sec (7 req/sec)