995 CMR 4.14 - Licenses and Certificates

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) An individual who holds a Transit Pilot Commission, must at all times, and as a condition to continued right to hold said Commission, possess the following duly issued, current and valid licenses, endorsements or certificates:
(a) A US Coast Guard license as mate or master of United States steam or motor vessels, of unlimited gross tons upon oceans;
(b) STCW-1978 as amended in 1995 certificate issued by the US Coast Guard;
(c) Unlimited Federal First Class Pilot's license issued by the US Coast Guard for routes and areas within the District encompassed within the relevant Commission;
(d) Radar Observer (Unlimited) endorsement issued by the US Coast Guard;
(e) Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) Certificate of Training as approved by the US Coast Guard;
(f) A certificate of completion of a Bridge Resource Management for Pilots (BRM-P) course approved by the American Pilots Association or specifically approved by the Commissioner;
(g) Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Certificate of Training; and (h) Commissioned Transit Pilots who were commissioned prior to July 1, 2011 may not possess all the above endorsements or certificates, are exempt from them except that they will complete items in 995 CMR 4.14(1)(e) through (g) before September 1, 2012.
(2) An individual who holds a Warrant Pilot Commission or a Full Branch Pilot Commission, must at all times, and as a condition to continued right to hold said Commission, possess the following duly issued, current and valid licenses, endorsements, documents or certificates:
(a) Master of steam and motor vessels of unlimited gross tons upon oceans license issued by the US Coast Guard;
(b) STCW-1978 as amended in 1995 certificate issued by the US Coast Guard;
(c) Unlimited Federal First Class Pilot's license issued by the US Coast Guard for routes and areas within the District encompassed within the relevant Commission;
(d) Radar Observer (Unlimited) endorsement issued by the US Coast Guard;
(e) A certificate of completion of a Bridge Resource Management for Pilots (BRM-P) course approved by the American Pilots Association or specifically approved by the Commissioner
(f) Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) Certificate of Training as approved by the US Coast Guard;
(g) Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Certificate of Training; and (h) Shiphandling Training or Refresher Certificate as approved by the US Coast Guard.
(3) In the event any such license, endorsement, document or certificate of training becomes invalid or the holder loses the right to hold such license, endorsement, document or certificate, the holder shall forthwith inform the Commissioner and shall tender to the Commissioner the holder's Commission, which the Commissioner shall retain until the holder obtains all required licenses, endorsement, document or certificate.
(4) The Commissioner, in consultation with federal and state regulators, and senior Full Branch Pilots, may impose new training standards that render Certificates of Training for new or different programs and equipment.

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995 CMR 4.14

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