Issuance of  CDC

CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate) is a pass to step into ship, subsequent seafaring and Visiting around the ports of countries of the world. This is issued from a government shipping office under the merchant shipping ordinance-1983. Information related to sea-service, performance and medical fitness are continually recorded in a CDC.

Shipping Master, Chittagong issues CDC as per direction of section 10a of MSO-1983.
The following categories of CDC are being issued by this office.

  1. For fresher Seamen after being trained and passed-out from National Maritime Institute, Chittagong.
  2. For fresher Seamen after being trained and passed-out from approved various private Maritime Institute.
  3. For Marine Academy Cadets (Nautical and Engineering).
  4. For approved various Private Marine Academy Cadets (Nautical and Engineering).
  5. For direct Nautical and Engineering officers (Competency Certificate holder).
  6. For Supernumerary.

N.B. Detail requirements of documents are stated in the citizen Charter.