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How to Obtain a Seaman Book (CDC) ?

2015-09-14 09:15:11


If you have a CDC it will be easier to get a Job on a Ship or obtain other jobs aboard.

Due to Ease of Restrictions by the Ministry of Shipping – Sri Lanka

You can obtain a CDC without much Problem and cost.

If you have Training or experience as a Mechanic, Steward, Cook, Welder, Fitter or Electrician  in an Recognized Institute You can Get a CDC which is issued by the Director of Merchant Shipping.

All You have to do is to Follow 4 Basic Safety Courses & security Training i.e.

  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

  • Elementary First Aid 

  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility

  • Security Awareness Training.

at Lanka Academy of Technological Studies (Private) Ltd which will take two weeks on Full Time .

If You have no Previous Training, We can Provide you Necessary Approved Training for obtaining CDC as Seamen, Engine Hand and Stewards at Concessionary Rates.


Under new Security measures, you have to submit a Full Police Clearance report obtained from your area Police before applying for CDC.   


For more Details, read more details in this site or contact

Lanka Academy of Technological Studies (Private) Ltd. 

Fishery Harbour, Modera, Moratuwa.

Tel: 0094 38 4281556 or 0094 11 2657448.

Fax: 0094 11 2657628

Email – [email protected]