§ 11.530Endorsements for engineers of uninspected fishing industry vessels.
(a) This section applies to endorsements for chief and assistant engineers of all vessels, however propelled, navigating the high seas, which are documented to engage in the fishing industry, with the exception of:
(1) Wooden ships of primitive build;
(2) Unrigged vessels; and,
(3) Vessels of less than 200 gross tons.
(b) Endorsements as chief engineer and assistant engineer of uninspected fishing industry vessels are issued for ocean waters and with horsepower limitations in accordance with the provisions of § 11.503 of this part.
(c) For an endorsement as chief engineer, the applicant must have served four years in the engineroom of vessels. One year of this service must have been as an assistant-engineer officer or equivalent supervisory position.
(d) For an endorsement as assistant engineer, an applicant must have served three years in the engine room of vessels.
(e) Two-thirds of the service required under this section must have been on motor vessels.
(f) Applicants may request an orally assisted examination on the subjects listed in subpart I of this part.