Category: Mariner Credentialing

Coast Guard seeking input from Qualified Members of Engine Department (QMED) for Job Task Analysis

The Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners who hold Merchant Mariner Credential endorsements as Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) to validate information gathered as part of a Job Task Analysis (JTA).

Able Seaman and LifeBoatman Survey

The Coast Guard is seeking participation in a survey being conducted of mariners who hold Merchant Mariner Credentials with Able Seaman and Lifeboatman endorsements.

MSIB: Novel Coronovirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 2)

The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 (Change 2) to update guidance concerning mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals, and the action being taken by the Coast Guard due to the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19).

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

As a courtesy to our audience, Maritime Commons will provide a daily compilation of nationally-relevant Federal Register Notices, or those notices that may impact a large segment of our readers. To provide […]

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 […]

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.

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