46 CFR 10.109 - Classification of endorsements.

Status message

There is 1 rule appearing in the Federal Register for 46 CFR 10. View below or at eCFR (GPOAccess)
prev | next
§ 10.109 Classification of endorsements.
(a) The following officer endorsements are established in part 11 of this subchapter. The endorsements indicate that an individual holding a valid MMC with this endorsement is qualified to serve in that capacity and the endorsement has been issued under the requirements contained in part 11 of this subchapter:
(1) Master;
(2) Chief mate;
(3) Second mate;
(4) Third mate;
(5) Mate;
(6) Master of towing vessel;
(7) Mate (pilot) of towing vessel;
(8) Apprentice mate (Steersman);
(9) Offshore installation manager (OIM);
(10) Barge supervisor (BS);
(11) Ballast control operator (BCO);
(12) Operator of uninspected passenger vessels (OUPV);
(13) Master of uninspected fishing industry vessels;
(14) Mate of uninspected fishing industry vessels;
(15) Master of offshore supply vessels;
(16) Chief mate of offshore supply vessels;
(17) Mate of offshore supply vessels;
(18) Chief engineer;
(19) Chief engineer (limited);
(20) Chief engineer (limited-ocean);
(21) Chief engineer (limited-near-coastal);
(22) First assistant engineer;
(23) Second assistant engineer;
(24) Third assistant engineer;
(25) Assistant engineer (limited);
(26) Designated duty engineer (DDE);
(27) Chief engineer offshore supply vessel;
(28) Engineer offshore supply vessel;
(29) Chief engineer MODU;
(30) Assistant engineer MODU;
(31) Chief engineer uninspected fishing industry vessels;
(32) Assistant engineer uninspected fishing industry vessels;
(33) Radio officer;
(34) First class pilot
(35) Chief purser;
(36) Purser;
(37) Senior assistant purser;
(38) Junior assistant purser;
(39) Medical doctor;
(40) Professional nurse;
(41) Marine physician assistant;
(42) Hospital corpsman; and
(43) Radar observer.
(b) The following rating endorsements are established in part 12 of this subchapter. The endorsements indicate that an individual holding a valid MMC with this endorsement is qualified to serve in that capacity and the endorsement has been issued under the requirements contained in part 12 of this subchapter:
(1) Able seaman:
(i) Any waters, unlimited;
(ii) Limited;
(iii) Special; and
(iv) Special (OSV).
(2) Ordinary seaman.
(3) Qualified member of the engine department (QMED):
(i) Refrigerating engineer;
(ii) Oiler;
(iii) Deck engineer;
(iv) Fireman/Watertender;
(v) Junior engineer;
(vi) Electrician;
(vii) Machinist;
(viii) Pumpman;
(ix) Deck engine mechanic; and
(x) Engineman.
(4) Lifeboatman.
(5) Wiper.
(6) Steward's department
(7) Steward's department (F.H.).
(8) Cadet.
(9) Student observer.
(10) Apprentice engineer.
(11) Apprentice mate.
(c) The following ratings are established in part 13 of this subchapter. The endorsements indicate that an individual holding a valid MMC with this endorsement is qualified to serve in that capacity and the endorsement has been issued under the requirements contained in part 13 of this subchapter:
(1) Tankerman PIC.
(2) Tankerman PIC (Barge).
(3) Restricted tankerman PIC.
(4) Restricted tankerman PIC (Barge).
(5) Tankerman assistant.
(6) Tankerman engineer.
(d) The following STCW endorsements are established by STCW and issued according to the STCW Code, STCW Convention and parts 11 and 12 of this subchapter. The endorsements indicate that an individual holding a valid MMC with this endorsement is qualified to serve in that capacity and the endorsement has been issued under the requirements contained in parts 11 or 12 of this subchapter as well as the STCW Code and STCW Convention (incorporated by reference see § 10.103):
(1) Master.
(2) Chief mate.
(3) Officer in charge of a navigational watch (OICNW).
(4) Chief engineer.
(5) Second engineer officer.
(6) Officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engineroom or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engineroom (OICEW).
(7) Rating forming part of a navigational watch (RFPNW).
(8) Rating forming part of a watch in a manned engineroom or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engineroom (RFPEW).
(9) Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats (PSC).
(10) Proficiency in fast rescue boats.
(11) Person in charge of medical care.
(12) Medical first aid provider.
(13) GMDSS at-sea maintainer.
(14) GMDSS operator.
(15) Tankerman PIC.
(16) Tankerman assistant.
(17) Tankerman engineer.
[USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11216, Mar. 16, 2009, as amended by USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 39218, Aug. 6, 2009]

Title 46 published on 2014-10-01

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 46.

For a complete list of all Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices view the Rulemaking tab.

  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63547 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      These NVICs are effective on October 24, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.


United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 14 - COAST GUARD
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 46 - SHIPPING

§ 2101 - General definitions

§ 2103 - Superintendence of the merchant marine

§ 2104 - Delegation

§ 2110 - Fees

§ 7101 - Issuing and classifying licenses and certificates of registry

§ 7102 - Citizenship

§ 7103 - Licenses for radio officers

§ 7104 - Certificates for medical doctors and nurses

§ 7105 - Oaths

§ 7106 - Duration of licenses

§ 7107 - Duration of certificates of registry

§ 7108 - Termination of licenses and certificates of registry

§ 7109 - Review of criminal records

§ 7110 - Exhibiting licenses

§ 7111 - Oral examinations for licenses

§ 7112 - Licenses of masters or mates as pilots

§ 7113 - Exemption from draft

§ 7114 - Fees

§ 7115 - Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

§ 7301 - General

§ 7302 - Issuing merchant mariners’ documents and continuous discharge books

§ 7303 - Possession and description of merchant mariners’ documents

§ 7304 - Citizenship notation on merchant mariners’ documents

§ 7305 - Oaths for holders of merchant mariners’ documents

§ 7306 - General requirements and classifications for able seamen

§ 7307 - Able seamen—unlimited

§ 7308 - Able seamen—limited

§ 7309 - Able seamen—special

§ 7310 - Able seamen—offshore supply vessels

§ 7311 - Able seamen—sail

§ 7311a - Able seamen—fishing industry

§ 7312 - Scale of employment

§ 7313 - General requirements for members of engine departments

§ 7314 - Service requirements for qualified members of engine departments

§ 7315 - Training

§ 7316 - Lifeboatmen

§ 7317 - Tankermen

§ 7318 - Radiotelegraph operators on Great Lakes

§ 7319 - Records of merchant mariners’ documents

§ 7501 - Duplicates

§ 7502 - Records

§ 7503 - Dangerous drugs as grounds for denial

§ 7504 - Travel and expense reimbursement

§ 7505 - Review of information in National Driver Register

§ 7506 - Convention tonnage for licenses, certificates, and documents

§ 7507 - Authority to extend the duration of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariner documents

§ 7701 - General

§ 8903 - Self-propelled, uninspected passenger vessels

§ 8904 - Towing vessels

§ 70105 - Transportation security cards

Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 10173

Title 46 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR 10 after this date.

  • 2014-10-24; vol. 79 # 206 - Friday, October 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 63547 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      These NVICs are effective on October 24, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15