Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: GLI04
Endorsement: Mate of LT 500-1600 GRT
Modules: Q100 - Q331


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 Q327-Deck General Q328-Deck Safety Q329-Navigation General Great Lakes and Inland Q330-Chart Plot Q331-Great Lakes Topics
Watchkeeping Seamanship Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Piloting Piloting Piloting Maneuvering in Shallow Water
COLREGS Marlinspike Seamanship Principles of Vessel Construction 3 Distance Off Distance Off Distance Off Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship
Inland Navigational Rules

Purchases, Blocks, & Tackle

Trim and Stability 3 Bearing Problems Bearing Problems Bearing Problems Berthing and Unberthing
  Watchkeeping: Vessel Structural Members 3 Fix or Running Fix Fix or Running Fix Fix or Running Fix Anchoring and Mooring
Q300-Rules of the Road: Inland Basic Principles, Watchkeeping Damage Control Chart Navigation Chart Navigation Chart Navigation Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
Watchkeeping Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Vessel Power Plants: Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning Heavy Weather Operations 3
Inland Navigational Rules Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Marine Engineering Terms Electronic Navigation Electronic Navigation Speed by RPM

General: Turn Circle,

 Pivot Point,

Advance and Transfer

  Maneuvering in Shallow Water Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Instruments & Accessories Instruments & Accessories Fuel Conservation Maneuvering Characteristics of Major Vessel Types3
  Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Organization of Fire Drills Aids to Navigation Aids to Navigation Instruments & Accessories Wake Reduction
  Berthing and Unberthing Classes and Chemistry of Fire Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners Aids to Navigation Ice Ops-Ice Navigation 3
  Anchoring and Mooring Firefighting Systems Compass - Magnetic & Gyro   Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners


Construction, and Damage Control:

  Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass   Determination of Compass Error Principles of Vessel Construction 3
  Heavy Weather Operations 3 Basic Firefighting and Prevention Principles of Magnetic Compass   Terrestrial Observation Trim and Stability 3
  General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Emergency Procedures Gyro Compass Error/Correction   Meteorology and Oceanography Damage Control
  Wake Reduction Temporary Repairs Magnetic Compass Error/Correction   Characteristics of Weather Systems Cargo Handling and Stowage
  Ice Ops-Ice Navigation 3 Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies Determination of Compass Error   Weather Charts and Reports Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear
  Cargo Handling and Stowage Fire or Explosion Terrestrial Observation   Tides and Tidal Currents Loading and Discharging Operations
  Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear Abandon Ship Procedures Meteorology and Oceanography   Vessel Maneuvering and Handling


Hazardous Cargo Regulations

  Loading and Discharging Operations Emergency Steering Characteristics of Weather Systems   Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations


Hazardous Cargo Regulations

Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress Ocean Current Systems      
  Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations Man Overboard Procedures Weather Charts and Reports      
  Maritime Law Emergency Towing Tides and Tidal Currents      
  National Maritime Law Communications        
  Credentialing of Seaman

Signals: Storm/Wreck/

  Shipboard Management and Training: Lifesaving        

Vessel Alteration/

Repair/Hot Work

Lifesaving Appliance Regulations        
  Safety Lifesaving Appliance Operation        
  Ship's Business          
  Certificates and Documents Required          
3 Only on Great Lakes specific modules taken for "Great Lakes and Inland" routes.