The Eng1 medical is the official seafarer medical and only MCA approved Doctors can award the certificate.
There are not many Eng1 doctors in Aberdeen, our recommended choice is Anchor medical on Union Terrace, in the city centre.
Our recommendation, for service, flexibility, last min appointments etc
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Not a lot but better in your pocket, so mention to the staff when you book your diving medical.
Eng1 medicals can cost between £90 – £200 depending on where you get them. So if you can find one close to £100, this is a good price.
Eng1 medicals require an MCA approved doctor. MCA means Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
A standard examination will include:
In the oil industry sometimes both Eng1 and OGUK are required, depending on the country, due to Aberdeen being the Oil and Gas hub in the UK, you can easily find a qualified doctor.
The Eng1 medical certificate is for Yachts and the super-boats, not so common in Aberdeen with its terrible weather, but you can be prepared before heading out to a foreign marina looking for jobs.