- Go to www.dgshipping.gov.in
- Click e-Governance link and login.
- Click “COC and COC Re-validation” link
- Click on "Application for Re-validation of Certificate of Competency"
- Select the Grade of COC to be re-validated and click “Continue”
- Fill the required data and submit the application.
- Pay the fees online and upload the required relevant documents using the link “Pay COC & COP fees, Upload Documents and view status”.
- The date of uploading of document will be application submitted date. Application status can be viewed using link “Pay COC & COP fees, Upload Documents and view status”.
- After assessing your documents the MMD, will send you re-validation sticker of COC by speed post and you will also receive a confirmatory mail including speed post tracking details.
- Upon receiving the re-validation sticker, paste the sticker on blank page of your COC.
Merchant ships have a marking on their hull know as the Plimsoll line or the Plimsoll mark, which indicates the limit until which ships can be loaded with enough cargo, internationally, the Plimsoll line on a ship is officially referred to as the international load line. Every type of ship has a different level of floating and the Plimsoll line on a ship generally varies from one vessel to another. All vessels of 24 meters and more are required to have this Load line marking at the centre position of the length of summer load water line. There are two types of Load line markings:- Standard Load Line marking – This is applicable to all types of vessels. Timber Load Line Markings – This is applicable to vessels carrying timber cargo. These marks shall be punched on the surface of the hull making it visible even if the ship side paint fades out. The marks shall again be painted with white or yellow colour on a dark background/black on a light background. The comp