Mariner Credentialing

Merchant Mariner Examination Working Group: 2021/2022 meeting schedule

The National Maritime Center is commissioning a working group to review existing and new examination questions for accuracy and availability of examination references. The NMC looks forward to resuming this working group for the
remainder of 2021 and into 2022.

If you would like to participate in the scheduled sessions below or any future session, please follow the application instructions on the Examinations page of the NMC website. Once on the Examinations page, click Working Group to access application information. Submit the required information to Once we have reviewed your request, we will contact you to discuss further details and confirm the session(s) you wish to attend.

2021/2022 Schedule Dates Type Location

  • November 16-18, 2021 Engine NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
  • November 30-December 2, 2021 Deck NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
  • March 15-17, 2022 Engine NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
  • April 12-14, 2022 Deck NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
  • June 14-16, 2022 Engine NMC (Martinsburg, WV)
  • July 19-21, 2022 Deck NMC (Martinsburg, WV)

Note: Dates are subject to change based on the number of attendees. Additional information regarding building access, and health and safety protocols will be provided to work group attendees via a separate e-mail.

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This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official publications, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These publications remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.

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