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Qualifications Should have valid CDC issued by Merchant Shipping Division of Sri Lanka Receipt of Payment should not to be blacklisted a letter requesting to the shipping officer to sign on by the authorize shipping agent along with schedule which mention the details of seafarer and vessel Certificate of Competency/Watch keeping Certificate (if necessary) Valid Mandatory Short Courses Certificates (if necessary) Validity of al above documents should not last till the end of proposed contract period Application Process Application forms should be obtain from relevant Shipping Agent Fees for Application Form: Not Applicable During the working hours: In emergency required services can be obtained by contacting the Shipping Officer or Asst. Shipping Officer during the public holidays or after office hours Fees will be borne by the relevant Shipping Agent (both of Engagement and Disengagement) Time Line Half an hour Documents Needed for Seafarer A letter requesting the shipping officer to signing on by the authorized shipping agent along with schedule which mention the details of seafarer and vessel Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) Valid Passport Receipt of Payment Valid Mandatory Short Courses Certificates/Watch Keeping Certificate Certificate of Competency (for Officers) Responsible Officers Position Name Telephone E-Mail Fax Director (Administration)� Mr. C.Jayasuriya +94 112 380764 +94 11 2435160 Asst. Shipping Officer Mr. B S K S Ratna Bharathie +94 11 2435127 +94 11 2435160 Asst. Shipping Officer (Acting) Mr. Ranjith Ranasinghe +94 11 2435127 +94 11 2435160 Other Information Not Applicable

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Director General's Office of Merchant Shipping

1st floor,
Bristol Building,
York Street,
Colombo ‍01.

Mr. Madusha Edirisinghe
Telephones:011 24 35 127, 011 244 14 29
Fax Nos:011 24 30 277

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Last Updated On: 2023-03-15 07:39:43
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