The Coast Guard published change 1 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 12-14, Guidelines on Qualification for STCW Endorsements as Officer In Charge of a Navigational Watch on Vessels of 500 GT or More.
After publication of NVIC 12-14, the Coast Guard recognized that some of the model assessments are duplicative of training and assessment done in Coast Guard approved courses required for an endorsement as OICNW.
For more information, please view the entire change notice.
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