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Suitable for those who hold: 
- a CoC issued by an IMO White List administration under STCW 1978/95 
- an equivalent pre-STCW 1978 CoC issued by a marine administration on the basis of examination 
- other qualifications (e.g. a DP certificate or VTS V-103) or experience as appropriate 
- a middle management position in the maritime industry ashore

Suitable for those in command of a commercial or naval ship or who hold another senior position at sea or ashore as described below:

 

Candidate must satisfy the Executive Board as to his/her qualifications, professional development and experience, and that he/she:

- Has held a Class 1 Master Mariner certificate of competency or military command qualification and have sailed in command of a sea-going vessel normally for a period of six months; or

- Has held an alternative command qualification and served in command of a vessel greater than 500 GT for a minimum period of one year; or

- Has served as a marine pilot for a period of not less than 5 years and be responsible for handling ships of over 150 metres in length; or

- Has served as a harbour Master for a period of not less than 3 years and holds a relevant graduate-level qualification; or

- Has held senior management positions ashore for a period of not less than 1 year, while holding a relevant post-graduate level qualification.  The role should be of equivalent standing to command at sea such as superintendent following service as a senior sea-going officer, or appointment as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer or Head of Health and Safety typically responsible for a sizeable workforce.

 

Suitable for those with a rating / boat master qualification or who hold a non-management position ashore

Suitable for those in initial maritime training or education.

To re-apply for Nautical Institute membership please email the NI membership team at member@nautinst.org quoting your full name and either your date of birth or your previous membership number. Or you can call them on +44 (0)20 7928 1351 Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (UK time) and they will be happy to help.