Implementation status

ERC/REC 31-06

ERC/REC 31-06 of 1999 on the harmonised content of certificates issued by administrations for the GOC and ROC to facilitate the mutual recognition of these certificates

Implementation Summary
Yes 19
Yes Partly 2
Committed 0
Planned 0
Under study 0
See remarks 2
No 9
No info 14
Country Implementation Status Date Remarks
Albania No info
Andorra No info
Austria Yes 01-09-2009
Azerbaijan No info
Belgium Yes 01-09-2009
Bosnia and Herzegovina No info
Bulgaria Yes 01-09-2009 Certificates are issued by maritime authority. In practice maritime administration implements all recommendations
Croatia Yes 01-09-2009
Cyprus No info
Czech Republic Yes 27-10-2015
Denmark Yes 01-09-2009 Implementation by Danish Maritime Authority
Estonia Yes 23-01-2014
Finland Yes 01-09-2009
France No info
Georgia No info
Germany Yes 23-08-2010
Greece No info
Hungary No 09-03-2023 In Hungary there is no possibility to take GOC/ROC exam and getting GOC/ROC certificate.
Iceland Yes 13-09-2011
Ireland Yes 04-03-2014
Italy Yes 13-03-2015
Latvia No 01-09-2009
Liechtenstein See remarks 13-10-2022 Liechtenstein does not have an officially recognised institution for training GOC candidates.
Lithuania No 24-01-2014
Luxembourg Yes 04-03-2014 Through reference in Luxembourg's national table of frequency allocations
Malta Yes 01-09-2009
Moldova No 16-11-2023
Monaco No info
Montenegro No 21-03-2023
Netherlands Yes 01-09-2009
North Macedonia No 13-03-2023
Norway Yes 20-10-2015 Mainly
Poland Yes Partly 24-08-2018 Issued certificates refer to RR Art. 47 and Regulation IV of the STCW 78/95 but do not refer to ERC/DEC/(99)01 and do not contain a statement reminding holders that they are under an obligation to preserve the secrecy of correspondence
Portugal No info
Romania Yes 01-09-2009
San Marino No info
Serbia No 31-01-2022
Slovak Republic No 26-01-2024
Slovenia Yes 01-09-2009 NTFA
Spain No info
Sweden Yes 01-09-2009 Certificates are issued by maritime authority
Switzerland See remarks 13-06-2018 Switzerland has no official regogised institution to educate GOC candidates. Further, OFCOM Switzerland takes no GOC exams.
Türkiye No 28-10-2015
Ukraine No info
United Kingdom Yes Partly 08-12-2021 ROC - the harmonised content is implemented. GOC - the harmonised content is not implemented, it will be implemented for the next batch of certificates. Maritime operator certification under the GMDSS and STCW convention is a matter for the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA –
Vatican City No info