Jamaican and Panamanian seafarers can now seek Canadian recognition of their STCW certificates

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Canada has signed reciprocal arrangements with Jamaica and the Republic of Panama. This means Jamaican and Panamanian seafarers with a valid STCW certificate issued by either the Maritime Authority of Jamaica or the Panama Maritime Authority can now apply for a Canadian endorsement. This is similar to reciprocal arrangements Canada has already signed with Australia, France, Norway, Ukraine, Georgia, the United Kingdom and the Philippines.

Read more in the latest Transport Canada bulletin.

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