Category: Mariner Credentialing

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 4)

The Coast Guard has posted Change 4 to MSIB 08-20, titled COVID-19 – Mariner Credentials, which updates information on extensions to merchant mariner credentials, medical certificates and course approvals.

Merchant Mariner Credential Examinations during COVID-19 – Update

The National Maritime Center has released an update on the Mariner Credential Examination process related to COVID-19 restrictions.

Temporary guidance for renewal of Merchant Mariner Credentials during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing has published a policy letter provides temporary guidance for renewal of a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) and STCW endorsements.

MSIB: Novel Coronavirus – Mariner Credentials – Update (Change 3)

The Coast Guard has published MSIB 08-20 (Change 3) 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).

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 […]

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