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Watchkeeping Standards

Provides watchkeeping duties arrangements and principles to be observed as well as guidance on watchkeeping duties. Also provides sections specifically for navigation and radio watch and engineering watch.
AMSA 242
1 May 2013
  • Section 1: Watchkeeping arrangements and principles to be observed (Section A-VIII/2 of the STCW Code). 
  • Section 2: Guidance regarding watchkeeping arrangements and principles to be observed (Section B-VIII/2 of the STCW Code). 
  • Section 3: The Navigation and Radio Watch. This Section sets out for convenience those parts of Sections 1 and 2 that relate to the navigational and radio watch.
  • Section 4: The Engineering Watch. This Section sets out for convenience those parts of Sections 1 and 2 that relate to the engineering watch.

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Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Last Updated: 

11 July 2019