MIU publishes three-year pilot project to introduce computerized testing to validate seafarers’ qualifications

The Ministry of Infrastructure has published on the official website a draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine «On the implementation of a pilot project to introduce computer testing to confirm the qualifications of seafarers.» Its goal is to introduce an automated testing system to confirm the qualifications of seafarers in order to determine the level of professional preparedness of seafarers, the compliance of the level of knowledge with the minimum standards of competence.

According to experts, this project will simplify the mechanism of certification of seafarers, ensure the transparency of its passage and minimize the influence of the human factor on the entire process. Its implementation is planned to be completed on March 1, 2023, and the Maritime Administration will act as the coordinator.

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