Operating & Environmental Standards

2/17/2017: NVIC 03-17 Guidelines on qualification for Nat’l & STCW endorsements for service as master and chief mate on OSVs

This Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) provides guidance on qualification for and renewal of national and STCW endorsements for service as master and chief mate on offshore supply vessels (OSVs).

The Coast Guard will use this NVIC and 46 CFR Part 11 to establish whether mariners are qualified to hold national officer and STCW endorsements authorizing service as master or chief mate on OSVs.

View NVIC 03-17 for full details.

 

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