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MET Standards for Electro-Technical Officers
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: The paper deals with one of the most important changes in the STCW 1978 as amended in 2010 Convention, from the point of view of the watchkeeping officers responsible for control, maintenance, diagnostic and repair of electrical and electronic installations on board of ships. Some reasons, why the MET Standards for Electro-Technical had to be developed and implemented are shortly analyzed and described. A legislative way towards and a short description of the minimum standards competence for ETO are presented. Next, new tools supporting ETO?s standards implementation are appointed. Finally, the future works as well as the concluding remarks concerning discussed issue are formulated and commented on.
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Citation note:
Mindykowski J.: MET Standards for Electro-Technical Officers. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 4, doi:10.12716/1001.08.04.14, pp. 587-590, 2014

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