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Advantages Palau COE and CDC + Palau Courses

Palau is an island country located in the western Pacific Ocean. The country contains approximately 340 islands, and together it forms the western-chain of the Caroline Islands. The most populous island is Koror. Palau shares maritime boundaries with international waters to the north, Micronesia to the east, Indonesia to the south, and the Philippines to the west.

Palau International Ship Registry has become the fastest growing flag in the shipping world with an impressive 43.2% growth in the number of vessels joining the registry since the year 2013. - As said in the PISR website.

Link for the above information: https://www.palaureg.com/core-services/merchant-ship/why-register-with-pisr/

If we see the growth of Palau flag registration, we can get to know the value of working on it. As said before, Palau shares maritime boundaries with reputed places; getting Palau COE and CDC has great awaiting opportunities. Girik Institute does it all, endorsement of certificates, Palau approved STCW + STSDSD courses and Palau CDC.

PALAU COE (CERTIFICATE OF ENDORSEMENT)

The applicant has to submit and apply step-by-step to get a Palau COE. With proper guidance and documentation, Girik Institute guides and helps you to get Palau COE without putting all your efforts.

List of flags whose COC is accepted by Palau flag for COE:

  • Panama
  • Indian
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • Vincent
  • Honduras
  • Marshall Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Comoros
  • Indonesia
And many other countries.

Following are the steps to get Palau COE:
  1. An applicant for issuance of a Certificate of Endorsement shall submit a properly completed application. The latest revision of all forms of applications is available on the Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) website.
  2. When an application for a PISR endorsement of a COC submitted to any Authorized Office who does the documentation, the applicant may request the issuance of a Certificate of Receipt of Application (CRA).
  3. A CRA allows the holder to serve on board a ship entitled to fly the Palau flag for three months only.
  4. If the application (with attachments) and proof of foreign certificate are in order, then the COE is issued to the applicant.

COE issued according to Rank.

1. Deck/Navigational Officer (All Grades)

Every Navigation officer serving on Palau registered vessel need to hold a valid COC issued by a recognized flag administration. A relevant COE issued under the provisions of STCW will remain valid for the term of the national certificate that is duly acknowledged.

COE Rank issued:
  • Master
  • Chief Mate
  • OICNW
2. Engineer Officer – Steam and Motor (All Grades, Motor – Steam)

Every Engineer or Electro-Technical Officer serving on Palau registered vessel need to hold a valid COC issued by a recognized flag administration. A relevant COE issued under the provisions of STCW will remain valid for the term of the national certificate that is duly acknowledged.

COE Rank issued:
  • Chief Engineer
  • Second Engineer Officer (First Assistant Engineer)
  • OICEW
  • Electro-Technical Officer (ETO)
3. Officers on Oil, Chemical and Liquefied Gas Tankers (All Grades)

Every Officer serving aboard PISR registered oil, chemical and liquefied gas tankers shall hold genuine COP issued by a recognized flag administration.

Renewal of Officers Certificates of Endorsement

COE is valid for five years. Renewal of certificates is carried out within 12 months before the date of its expiration.

PALAU CDC (CONTINUOUS DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE)

Girik Institute provides the highest standards of legal, technical and proper support to the customers. If you wish to work on Palau Registered flag which is in demand and with such significant growth in the industry; we would suggest you get Palau's CDC for a good experience in the marine world.

Palau CDC requires the following:

  • Copy of Data pages of a valid National Passport
  • Photo
  • Medical Certificate
  • CDC and Stamp Page
  • Copies of Safety Training Certificates (Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats / Advanced Fire Fighting / Radar Observation Plotting / ARPA / Medical Care; etc.) according to the Rank.
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

NOTE: CDC issued within 24 hours after online verification; this will be valid for five years.

To know more about Palau flag documentation, contact Girik Institute on the details given below:

Mobile: +91-8828102586 / 8828102585

Landline No: +91-22-41272900 / 49243022

Email Id: info@girikworld.com

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