RADAR date off the STCW Cert?

  1. I understand the RADAR expiration date will no longer be printed on our Licenses, (very clever), but how about on the STCW Certificates?
  2. If I have a License and a STCW Cert that state: “not good for RADAR eqquiped vessels after date xyz” and I have a new RADAR refresher grad cert. can I sail till the license and the STCW expires??
    I’ve got a nine month gap that’s creating these questions. I’m so glad they changed this for the future but what about NOW?

Good question. With a new Radar cert you’re good for the license. I don’t know what they’re doing about STCW.

I had the same question:
Thread: http://gcaptain.com/maritime/forum/comments.php?DiscussionID=450&page=1#Item_2M
I followed up with some emails with JDCavo but the answers were vague. I