Luxembourg Maritime Administration

STCW agreement signed between Mexico and Luxembourg

07 september 2012

On the 7th September 2012, a Memorandum of Agreement concerning the recognition of the training and certification of seafarers from Mexico, for service on Luxembourg flagged vessels was officially finalized between the Mexican Ministry of Communications and Transports and the Luxembourg maritime Administration.

The document was signed respectively by Lic. Marco Flavio Rigada Soto, General Director of Merchant Marine of the Ministry of Communications and Transports of United Mexican States and Mr Robert Biwer, Government Commissioner for Maritime Affairs of Luxembourg.

As a result of this MoA, Mexican officers may now have their Mexican licenses endorsed by Luxembourg and be employed on board Luxembourg flagged vessels.

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