Bermuda Shipping Notice 2020-007 ‘Acceptance of Seafarer Medicals’ Now Updated

This update to Bermuda Shipping Notice 2020-007 incorporates the following changes:

  • Malta seafarer medical certificates will only be accepted as equivalent to the UK ENG1 medical certificate if it was conducted by a qualified medical practitioner licenced by the Malta Medical Council and the medical examination was conducted in Malta's territory.
  • A grace period of 3 months from 2nd March 2020 has been granted to allow seafarer's already holding non-compliant certificates to obtain acceptable medical certificates.

2019-007 Countries Whose Seafarer Medical Certificates are Accepted for Service in Bermuda Ships