Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: GLI03
Endorsement: Master-LT 500-1600 GRT
Modules: Q100 - Q322


Examination Modules and Topics: Click on Module Title for Sample Exam
Grey Boxes Represent Major Topic Headings In Accordance With 46 CFR Subchapter B

Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland Q300-Rules of the Road: Inland Q320-Deck General Q321-Deck Safety Q322-Navigation General: Great Lakes and Inland
Watchkeeping Watchkeeping Watchkeeping Maritime Law

Stability, Construction,

 and Damage Control

Actions Prior to/after

Grounding, Including Refloating

Navigation and Position Determination
COLREGS Inland Navigational Rules Basic Principles, Watchkeeping National Maritime Law Principles of Vessel Construction Collision Piloting
Inland Navigational Rules   Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Credentialing of Seaman Trim and Stability Temporary Repairs Distance Off

Vessel Handling in Rivers &


Shipment and Discharge, Manning Vessel Structural Members


Crew Safety in Emergencies

Bearing Problems
    Maneuvering in Shallow Water Title 46, U.S. Code Damage Control Fire or Explosion Fix or Running Fix


with Bank/

Passing Ship

Shipboard Management and Training: Vessel Power Plants: Abandon Ship Procedures Chart Navigation
    Berthing and Unberthing Personnel Management Marine Power Plant Operating Principles Emergency Steering Dead Reckoning
    Anchoring and Mooring Shipboard Organization Vessel’s Auxiliary Machinery

Rescuing Survivors from Ship/

Aircraft in


Electronic Navigation

Dragging of,

Clearing Fouled Anchors

Required Crew Training Marine Engineering Terms Man Overboard Procedures Instruments & Accessories
    Heavy Weather Operations 3 Ship Sanitation Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Emergency Towing Aids to Navigation

Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and

 Liferafts in

Heavy Weather 3




Hot Work

Organization of Fire Drills Communications


Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners



Turn Circle, Pivot Point,

 Advance and Transfer

Safety Classes and Chemistry of Fire






Compass - Magnetic &


    Wake Reduction Ship's Business Firefighting Systems Lifesaving Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
    Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Charters Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Lifesaving Appliance Regulations Principles of Magnetic Compass
    Cargo Handling and Stowage: Liens and Salvage Basic Firefighting and Prevention Lifesaving Appliance Operation

Gyro Compass Error/



Cargo Stowage and Security,

including Cargo Gear

Insurance Emergency Procedures Search and Rescue

Magnetic Compass



    Loading and Discharging Operations Entry and Clearance Ship Beaching Precautions Search and Rescue Procedures Determination of Compass Error


Hazardous Cargo Regulations

Certificates and Documents Required     Terrestrial Observation
    Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations       Meteorology and Oceanography
            Characteristics of Weather Systems
            Ocean Current Systems
            Weather Charts and Reports
            Tides and Tidal Currents
3 Only on Great Lakes specific modules taken for "Great Lakes and Inland" route.