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Policy & Advice

This section contains information on advice and guidance available from the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands. Detailed information is given on the functions of the Shipping Master, the investigation of marine casualties, CIRIS and Port State Control in the Cayman Islands.

 

Latest Security Level Notification:

01/2023 (01 November 2023)

See also DfT Security Notices distributed to Company Security Offices.

Shipping Notices

12-Jul-2024
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CISN 01/2024 (Rev 1)
THE STCW CONVENTION AND THE ISSUE OF ENDORSEMENTS ATTESTING TO THE RECOGNITION OF A CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY
12-Jan-2024
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CISN 02/2020 (Rev 2.0)
INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO) CONVENTIONS: GUIDANCE AND INSTRUCTION ON ARRANGEMENTS “TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE ADMINISTRATION”
27-Jun-2023
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CISN 01/2023 (Rev 1)
CAYMAN ISLANDS SUBMERSIBLE CRAFT REQUIREMENTS
05-May-2023
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CISN 04/2022 Rev 1.1
NOTICE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR VESSELS WHICH ARE – LOCALLY OWNED, OPERATED AND BASED IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS
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Guidance Notes

31-May-2024
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CIGN 05/2024 Rev 01
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS FOR SEAFARERS ON PLEASURE VESSELS
05-Apr-2024
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CIGN 04/2024 (Rev. 1)
IRIDIUM GMDSS: RECOGNIZED MOBILE SATELLITE SERVICE
12-Mar-2024
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CIGN 03/2024 Rev 01
THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT, 2024
07-Feb-2024
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CIGN 02/2018 Rev 3.1
RECOGNITION OF SHIP’S COOKS ON CAYMAN ISLANDS VESSELS
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Ciris

CIRIS stands for Cayman Islands Regulatory Intelligence System, which comprises two unique products. The first of these is Law and Administrative Procedures (LAP). LAP enables Masters and Officers serving on Cayman Islands ships to undergo an examination to demonstrate proficiency in Cayman Islands Laws and Procedures. The second product of CIRIS is Regulatory Intelligence, which includes a variety of important information to support the operation of vessels flying the Cayman Islands Flag.

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