46 CFR § 11.329 - Requirements to qualify for an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch (OICEW) in a manned engineroom or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engineroom on vessels powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW/1,000 HP propulsion power or more (operational level).
(1) Provide evidence of seagoing service as follows:
(ii) Successful completion of an approved training program, which includes a combination of workshop skill training and seagoing service of not less than 12 months, and that meets the requirements of Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code (incorporated by reference, see § 11.102 of this part);
(2) Provide evidence of having performed during the required seagoing service, engine room watchkeeping duties, under the supervision of an officer holding the STCW endorsement as chief engineer officer or as a qualified engineer officer, for a period of not less than 6 months;
(4) Provide evidence of having satisfactorily completed approved training in the following subject areas:
(i) Medical first-aid provider.
(ii) Basic and advanced firefighting in accordance with § 11.303 of this subpart.
(iv) Engineroom resource management (ERM).
(v) Engineering terminology and shipboard operations.
(vi) Auxiliary machinery.
(vii) Gas turbine plants, as applicable.
(viii) Steam plants, as applicable.
(ix) Motor plants, as applicable.
(x) Electrical machinery and basic electronics.
(xi) Control systems.
(c) For a renewal of an STCW endorsement as OICEW to be valid on or after January 1, 2017, each candidate must provide evidence of having satisfactorily completed ERM training and meeting the standard competence in leadership and teamworking skills if not previously completed.
(d) The Coast Guard may exempt an applicant from meeting any individual knowledge, understanding, and proficiency required in Section A-III/1 of the STCW Code. These exemptions must be approved by the Coast Guard based upon vessel type. Under these circumstances, the credential may include a corresponding limitation.
Table 1 to § 11.329(e) - STCW Endorsement as OICEW in a Manned Engine Room or Designated Duty Engineer in a Periodically Unmanned Engine Room on Vessels Powered by Main Propulsion Machinery of 750 kW/1,000 HP Propulsion Power or More
|Entry path from national endorsements||Sea service *||Competence -
STCW Table A-
|Second assistant engineer any horsepower||None||Yes||Yes|
|Third assistant engineer any horsepower||None||Yes||Yes|
|Assistant engineer (limited)||None||Yes||Yes|
|Designated duty engineer, (unlimited) (less than 500 GRT)||None||Yes||Yes|
|Assistant engineer (MODU)||None||Yes||Yes|
|Assistant engineer (OSV)||None||Yes||Yes|
|Designated duty engineer, 3,000 kW/4,000 HP 1||12 months||Yes||Yes|
|Designated duty engineer, 750 kW/1,000 HP 1||24 months||Yes||Yes|
* This column provides the minimum additional service required of the seafarer in order to meet the requirements of this section.
** Complete any items in paragraph (a)(3) of this section not previously satisfied.
*** Complete any items in paragraph (a)(4) of this section not previously satisfied.
1 STCW certificate should be limited to vessels less than 500 GRT.