The Able Seafarer Engine (ABE) STCW certification, as aligned with regulation III/5 of the STCW convention 1978 as amended, establishes a comprehensive framework for qualified individuals.
The spectrum of duties encompassed by the ABE certification is encompassing domains such as marine engineering at the support level as well as electrical, electronic, and control engineering, maintenance and repair responsibilities. Notably, the certification equips holders to proficiently manage the operation of the ship and to provide diligent care for individuals on board, both roles executed also at the support level.
This certification sets a foundation for individuals aspiring to contribute effectively to maritime operations while upholding the highest standards of safety, competence, and professionalism.
To qualify for the ABE certification, the student must submit documented evidence of completing a minimum of 18 months of sea service and successfully undergo a comprehensive oral evaluation pertinent to this rank.