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Here is the 2011 Edition of IMO STCW Convention initially released in 1978, supplemented with STCW Code. Also contains the Final Act of the 2010 Conference of Parties. The publication together with Annex provide the legal framework for application of the mandatory technical standards contains in STCW Code Part A. From any point of view, one of the most important and major marine publications crew must have onboard. The text of the present regulatory document also includes the so-called Manila amendments dated 2010. The main body of the paper contains all original articles of the above mentioned Convention, revised Annex to the Convention, and the STCW Code that supports it. The articles of the STCW Convention together with the Annex are supposed to form the legal framework for the mandatory technical standards. In addition to that, the STCW Code provides required technical guidance to assist people involved in the training of the seafarers or assessing their competence. Though not considered mandatory, this guidance was harmonized through numerous discussions held with IMO. Following the recommendations provided within the document will definitely contribute in due application of the requirements of the Convention. It is therefore recommended to study every part of this paper in order to fully understand the intent of the Convention...