46 CFR 11.1003 - General requirements.

§ 11.1003 General requirements.

(a) The Coast Guard recognizes certificates only from countries that the United States has assured itself comply with requirements of the STCW Convention and STCW Code (incorporated by reference, see § 11.102 of this part).

(b) The Coast Guard will publish a list of countries whose certificates it will recognize.

(c) The Coast Guard will issue a “Certificate attesting recognition” to an applicant after ensuring the validity and authenticity of the credential (certificate of competency) issued by his or her country of origin.

(d) No application from a non-US citizen for a “Certificate attesting recognition” issued pursuant to this subpart will be accepted unless the applicant's employer satisfies the requirements of § 11.1005 of this subpart.

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Title 46 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR Part 11 after this date.

  • 2016-07-07; vol. 81 # 130 - Thursday, July 7, 2016
    1. 81 FR 44230 - Policy for Credentialing Officers of Towing Vessels
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Notice of availability.
      The policy announced in NVIC 03-16 is effective on July 7, 2016.
      46 CFR Parts 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15
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