Category: Mariner Credentialing

Amendments to Requirements Regulating Personnel Permitted to Serve as Person in Charge of Fuel Oil Transfers on Inspected Vessels

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Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published CG-MMC Policy Letter 02-20 titled: Guidance on Waiver of Merchant Mariner Credential Application Fees for Active Duty Members of the Uniformed Services. Active duty […]

Processing of Mariner Appeals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety and health concerns and technical constraints, the processing of mariner appeals has been delayed.

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Member Solicitation

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for all membership positions in the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee.

Guidance Regarding Affidavits Used in Conjunction with Mariner Credentialing

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published a Policy Letter to provide guidance on the affidavits required with an application for a duplicate merchant mariner credential and mariner medical certificate.

National Maritime Center launches electronic delivery process for renewal examinations

The National Maritime Center will launch a centralized electronic delivery process (via e-mail) for renewal examinations in order to maintain the flow of mariner credentials during the COVID-19 pandemic.

National Maritime Center guidance to mariner training providers related to COVID-19

The National Maritime Center has released guidance to training providers, designated examiners (DEs) , and qualified assessors (QAs) . On March 30, 2020, the Coast Guard published a Marine Safety Information Bulletin 08-20, (Change 1) announcing several updates based on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal Register Notice: Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; April 2020 Teleconference

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MSIB: Exemptions to TWIC requirements related to COVID-19

The Coast Guard Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy has published Marine Safety Information Bulletin 13-20 “Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Operations” to clarify temporary exemptions to credential expiration related to COVID-19.

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