REQUIREMENTS MOU / MODU

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES, CERTIFICATE ENDORSEMENTS, COURSE ENDORSEMENTS AND DUPLICATES FOR MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNIT (MOU/MODU)

A. ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
I. Every application form must have the following administrative requirements:
1. Application Form (duly completed).
2. Six (6) photos full colour of 3 x 3 centimeters (shoulder and face without hat), recent no more than six (6) months.
3. Valid Passport (foreign) or Identity Card (Panamanian).
4. Valid Medical Fitness Certificate (Regulation I/9).
Each Consulate is obliged to request the Maritime Authority of the Country the “List of Approved Doctors” and send a copy to the respective Regional Documentation Office of the Panama Maritime Authority.
5. In the case of the Certification Department, you have to make a payment of USD$8.00, by franking machine print, based on Article 55 of the Law No.8 of March 15, 2010 or pay at the offices of the Autoridad Nacional de los Ingresos Públicos (bring receipt).
6. In the case of Consulates/Authorized Offices, add US$10.00 handling for each process (each endorsement or/and license).
B. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

I. All applications must contain the following certificates of training, valid, issued by an accredited training center for this purpose by a competent authority:

1. OPITO

a. BOSIET Courses.

b. IMIST: (International Minimum Industry Safety Training)

c. Protection Course, in each level as applicable:

SUPPORT LEVEL – IMO 3.27 – Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers.

OPERATIONAL LEVEL – IMO 3.26 – Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties.

Or

2. STCW’78: Basic Training Safety and Security Courses:

a. IMO 1.13 – Elementary First Aid.

b. IMO 1.19 – Personal Survival Techniques Course.

c. IMO 1.20 – Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.

d. IMO 1.21 – Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.

e. Security Course, in each level as applicable:

SUPPORT LEVEL – IMO 3.27 – Security Awareness Training for all Seafarers.

OPERATIONAL LEVEL – IMO 3.26 – Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties.

MANAGEMENT LEVEL – IMO 3.19 – Ship Security Officer Course.

C. REQUIREMENTS FOR MARINE TECHNICIAN – FIXED PLATFORMS

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Company Letter with Position Requested.

This letter must be submitted in letterhead paper indicating clearly the company information, including address, telephone numbers, e-mail if any, containing the applicant’s experience, to be signed by the legal representative of the company.

D. REQUIREMENTS FOR MARINE TECHNICIAN MOU

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

This letter must be submitted in letterhead paper indicating clearly the company information, including address, telephone numbers, e-mail if any, containing the applicant’s experience, to be signed by the legal representative of the company.

E. REQUIREMENTS FOR ABLE SEAMAN MOU

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

F. REQUIREMENTS FOR BALLAST CONTROL OPERATOR (MOU), BALLAST CTRL OP PASSIVE BAL FOI, MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR MOU, OFFSHORE INSTALLATION MANAGER, OPERATION SUPERVISOR MOU, PRODUCTION OPERATOR (TLWP), PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR (TLWP), SERV & MAR SUPERINTENDENT FPSO, TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR MOU

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

7. Stability and Ballast Control Course.

G. REQUIREMENTS FOR BALLAST CTRL OP ACTIVE BAL FOI

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

H. REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Certificate of Competence Similar of Position request.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

I. REQUIREMENTS FOR BARGE ENGINEER MOU, CARGO OFFICER, CHIEF ENGINEER MOU, ENGINEER IN CHARGE MOU, FACILITY MANAGER MOU, LOADING MASTER FPSO, MAINTENANCE ENGINEER MOU, MOORING MASTER FPSO, OPERATION OFFICER MOU, SAFETY OFFICER, SUBSEA ENGINEER MOU

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Certificate of Competence for Officer Position.

J. REQUIREMENTS FOR FLOORHAND, FLOORMAN, MATERIAL MAN

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

K. REQUIREMENTS FOR BARGE SUP ACTIVE FOI, BARGE SUP PASSIVE BALLAST FOI, BARGE SUPERVISOR MOU, CASING AND LOGGIN CREW, CERTIFIED SURVIVAL CRAFTSMAN, CHIEF MECHANIC, CRANE OPERATOR MOU, DECK SUPERVISOR, DERRICKHAND, DERRICKMAN, DRILLER, LIFEBOATMENT MOU LBMN, MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN MOU, PEAK FOREMAN, ROUGHNECK, ROUSTABOUT, TOOLPUSHER

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

L. REQUIREMENTS FOR MARINE RADIO OPERATOR, MARINE RADIO OPERATOR RESTRICT, RADIO OFFICER MOU

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Certificate of Competence for Officer Position.

5. GMDSS or Radio Operator Title.

M. REQUIREMENTS FOR OFF INST MANG UNRESTRICTED, OIM BOTTOM BEARING U LOCATION, OIM SURFACE UNITS ON LOCATION

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

7. Stability and Ballast Control Course.

8. Rig Move Experience.

9. Blowout Prevention & Well Control Course.

N. REQUIREMENTS FOR OIM BOTTOM BEARING U UNDERWAY, OIM SURFACE UNITS UNDERWAY

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

7. Stability and Ballast Control Course.

8. Rig Move Experience.

O. REQUIREMENTS FOR OIM OF ACTIVE BALLAST FOI, OIM OF ACTIVE BALLAST FOI, OIM OF PASSIVE BALLAST FOI, OIM OF PASSIVE BALLAST FOI

I. Every application form must have the following documents:

1. Administrative Requirements (Point A)

2. Technical Requirements (Point B)

3. Company Letter with the Position Requested.

4. Company Letter Experience at least 36 Months.

5. IMO 1.23 – Proficiency Survival Craft.

6. IMO 2.03 – Advance Fire Fighting.

7. Stability and Ballast Control Course.

8. Blowout Prevention & Well Control Course.

P. DUPLICATES

I. Every application must have the following documentation:

1. Application Form duly completed indicating whether it was stolen or lost.

2. Report of theft or loss submitted to the Competent Authority.

3. Passport (Foreign) or Identity Card (Panamanian). [Original and Copy]

4. Four (4) photos full colour of 3 x 3 centimeters (shoulder and face without hat), recent no more than six (6) months.

DIPLOMATS:

THE CONSUL GENERAL
Mr. José María Paniza González

THE VICE-CONSUL
Mrs. Claudia García de Paredes

MERCHANT MARINE AND OPERATIONS:

CHIEF OFFICER OF MERCHANT MARINE AND OPERATIONS
Mr. José Anel Ríos

CREWING CERTIFICATION DEPARTMENT:

CHIEF OFFICER OF SEAFARERS SERVICES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mrs. Selena Jones

OFFICER OF SEAFARERS SERVICES
Mrs. Malú Pérez Rodríguez