On Board Training Record Book for Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch
by International Shipping Federation (ISF)
2nd ed. Full title: On Board Training Record Book for Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch and Ratings Qualifying as Able Seafarer Engine. The 2010 amendments to the IMO STCW Convention, which enter into force in 2012, will make it mandatory for trainee engine ratings to use a training record book to provide evidence of structured on board training. This includes ratings seeking to qualify for the new STCW grade of "Able Seafarer Engine."