Odessa & Riga offices approved Marlins Test Centre

Atlas' offices in Riga and Odessa are happy to announce that they have been approved as a Marlins Test Centre.

UK Certificate of Competency

Approved Test Centres agree to maintain minimum testing standards as agreed with the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). Under the Merchant Shipping Regulations (1977), officers serving on UK merchant ships are required to hold a UK certificate of competency or UK Certificate of Equivalent Competency.

Competency in English

Seafarers who pass the Marlins Test at a Marlins approved Test Centre give acceptable evidence of competency in English and will be able to satisfy the MCA’s language requirements for Certificates of Equivalent Competency.

Please visit for more information about the Marlins Test Centre: www.marlins.co.uk