As a vessel owner or operator, you want to ensure that your crew has the highest standards of medical fitness. These processes are managed by the Medical Administraton Team, within Directorate of the UK Ship Register.
To ensure that every seafarer working on a UK ship is healthy and fit for work the UK has a statutory medical examination for seafarers. The UK statutory medical certificate is the ENG 1.
The MCA use a network of Approved Doctors in the UK and around the globe to issue UK seafarers with their ENG 1 Medical Fitness Certificate.
Seafarer's employed on ships must have a seafarer medical fitness certificate, which for the UK is an ENG1.
The Ship Captain's Medical Guide is intended for use on ships not carrying a Doctor