Since 1993

C Ceniude has at its foundation occupational Health Medicine, embedded in the maritime sector. Our health unit is highly specialized in this growing sector thus being of extreme national and international relevance. As a specialist and authorized provider of Occupational Health by the General Directorate of Health and Health Regulatory Entity, we are currently the only health unit recognized by PEME UK P & I CLUB, Norwegian Maritime Authority and Bermuda Maritime Authority. We are also duly authorized by the General Directorate of Health to issue Portuguese Maritime Certificates.

We currently have protocols with the largest Shipowners and Cruise Companies and the Merchant Marine Worldwide. Our health unit provides medical examination services to attest seafarers’ physical fitness, since we are duy qualified to support Shipowners in the management of Work Accidents and assist the medical departments of the Companies.

Ceniude has at its disposal a network of partners, which were selected using rigorous selection criteria of quality and certification, that permits us to offer medicals of extreme quality and professional medical answer in several areas, from the complementary means of diagnosis, (X-ray, Ultrasound, CAT Scans, Tuberculosis Screening, etc.), as well as arranging appointments in different clinical specialty clinics

As an example, we have put together a set of partnerships with several Clinical Analysis laboratories, duly certified nationally and internationally, to guarantee the fastest response times without compromising quality, these tests are performed using to the latest up to date equipment. All laboratory procedures follow a strict criteria and tight control in collecting the samples.

Here in Ceniude you will find a multidisciplinary team of doctors specialized in Occupational Health Medicine, nurses, administrative and technical personnel and the management to provide you with all the necessary support in undertaking the medical examinations. Our team is highly specialized in STCW, MLC 2006 and ILO / IMO guidelines and procedures, in order to ensure full compliance with national, international and additional shipowners’ requirements.

Below is a summary of the list of Companies, Shipowners and Agents with whom we have protocol and/or service providers:

  • Azamara Club Cruises

  • Carnival Cruises

  • Carnival UK

  • Celebrity Cruises

  • Cunard

  • Crystal Cruises

  • Crystal River

  • DFDS – European cruises and ferry crossings

  • Disney Cruise Line

  • Holland America

  • Norwegian Cruise Line

  • Oceania Cruises

  • Princess Cruises

  • P&O Cruises

  • Pullmantur Cruises

  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises

  • Royal Caribbean Cruises

  • Seabourn Cruise Line

  • SkySea Cruises

  • Viking Cruises

  • Windstar Cruise Line

  • Azalea Maritime Agency
  • DS Tankers Management
  • Mideast Ship Management
  • Pms – Portuguese Maritime Agency
  • Selandia Group
  • The Seven Seas Group
  • Portuguese Maritime Certificate
  • Maritime certificate from the Norwegian Maritime Authority

  • Bahamas Maritime Certificate

  • Maritime certificate from the Danish Maritime Authority

  • Maritime certificate of the Republic of Liberia

  • Marshal Islands Maritime Certificate

  • Maritime Certificate for the Authority for Malta Transportation

  • Maritime certificate of Bermuda Maritime Authority

  • Maritime Certificate from the Singapore Maritime Authority

  • Maritime Certificate for Vanuatu Maritime Authority


Ceniude is duly authorised by the Directorate-General for Health to issue the latest medical certificate for seafarers, according to paragraphs 1 and 2 of article 8 of Law Decree No. 34/2015, dated March 4.

Ceniude is the only medical center in Portugal that is properly equipped and with Occupational Health Medicine professionals authorised by the General Directorate of Health and Norwegian Maritime Authority to oversee these medical examinations.

You will find an extensive archive of the various medical forms and certificates required by the various Cruise ship Companies and Maritime Boards, with the support of an experienced team, that has been in the maritime sector for over two decades.

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