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  1. Namibia - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Wreck and Salvage Act, 2004 (Act No. 5 of 2004). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-07-13 | NAM-2004-L-85760

    To provide for the salvage of ships, aircraft and life and the protection of the marine environment; to provide for the amendment or repeal of certain provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1951; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

  2. Namibia - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Education, Training and Certification of Namibian Seafarers Regulations (No. 41 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-02-18 | NAM-2004-R-68778

    Made under Merchant Shipping Act 1951. Divided into 17 parts. Parts 1-2 (s. 1-8) contain general provisions. Part 3 (s. 9-10) provides for basic emergency preparedness and safety qualifications. Part 4 (s. 11-12) deals with qualifications for special functions; Part 5 (s. 13-14) with qualification for crew for whom certificate of competency is not required. Part 6 (s. 15-18) regulates certificates of competency for masters and mates, Part 7 (s. 19-22) certificates of competency for engineer officers, and Part 8 (s. 23-27) certificates of competency for personnel on board fishing vessels. Part 9 (s. 28-33) sets forth special training requirements for personnel on certain types of ships. Part 10 (s. 34-35) provides for validity of certificates of competency. Part 11 (s. 36) contains transitional rules. Part 12 (s. 37) deals with alternative certification; Part 13 (s. 38) with dispensations. Parts 14-17 deal with several related matters.

  3. Namibia - Seafarers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Manning of Ships Regulations (No. 240 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-11-20 | NAM-2003-R-66617

    Made under Merchant Shipping Act 1951. Deals with various aspects of manning of ships. Inter alia makes provision for responsibility of owner and master, working hours, activities of certified officers, radio personnel, minimum safe manning certificates on board, dispensation, and appointment of master or skipper and chief engineer. Repeals Manning of Ships Regulations 1998.

  4. Namibia - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Port Authority Act, 1994 (No. 2 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1992-02-25 | NAM-1992-L-61150

    Provides for establishment of Namibian Ports Authority to undertake management and control of ports and lighthouses in Namibia as well as to provide facilities and services related thereto.

  5. Namibia - Seafarers - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping Act, 1951 (Act No. 57 of 1951)

    Adoption: 1951-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1960-01-01 | NAM-1951-L-74661

    Chapter I: Administration
    Chapter II: Recording, registering and licensing of ships
    Chapter III: certificates of competency, service and qualification
    Chapter IV: Engagement, discharge, repatriation, payment, discipline and general treatment of seamen, cadets and apprentice-officers
    Chapter V: Safety of ships and life at sea
    Chapter VI: Special shipping enquiries and courts of enquiry and courts of survey
    Chapter VII: Wrecks and salvage
    Chapter VIII: Carriage of goods by sea
    Chapter IX: Offences, penal provisions and legal procedure
    Chapter X: General


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