46 CFR 11.501 - Grade and type of engineer endorsements issued.

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§ 11.501 Grade and type of engineer endorsements issued.
(a) Engineer endorsements are issued in the grades of:
(1) Chief engineer;
(2) First assistant engineer;
(3) Second assistant engineer;
(4) Third assistant engineer;
(5) Chief engineer (limited);
(6) Assistant engineer (limited);
(7) Designated duty engineer;
(8) Chief engineer uninspected fishing industry vessels; and,
(9) Assistant engineer uninspected fishing industry vessels.
(b) Engineer endorsements issued in the grades of chief engineer (limited) and assistant engineer (limited) of steam and/or motor vessels allow the holder to serve within any horsepower limitations on vessels of any gross tons on inland waters and of not more than 1600 gross tons in ocean, near coastal or Great Lakes service in the following manner:
(1) Assistant engineer (limited—oceans) may serve on ocean waters;
(2) Chief engineer (limited—near coastal) may serve on near coastal waters; and,
(3) Chief engineer (limited-oceans) may serve on ocean waters.
(c) Engineer licenses or MMC endorsements issued in the grades of designated duty engineer of steam and/or motor vessels allow the holder to serve within stated horsepower limitations on vessels of not more than 500 gross tons in the following manner:
(1) Designated duty engineers limited to vessels of not more than 1000 horsepower or 4000 horsepower may serve only on near coastal or inland waters;
(2) Designated duty engineers with no horsepower limitations may serve on any waters.
(d) An engineer officer's license or MMC endorsement authorizes service on either steam or motor vessels or may authorize both modes of propulsion.
(e) A person holding an engineer license or MMC endorsement which is restricted to near coastal waters may serve within the limitations of the license or MMC upon near coastal, Great Lakes, and inland waters.
[CGD 81-059, 52 FR 38623, Oct. 16, 1987, as amended at 54 FR 142, Jan. 4, 1989; USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11248, Mar. 16, 2009]

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  • 2014-05-08; vol. 79 # 89 - Thursday, May 8, 2014
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Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-05-08; vol. 79 # 89 - Thursday, May 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 26374 - Policy Implementing the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping Final Rule
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      These NVICs are effective on May 8, 2014.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15