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Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: OSV01
Endorsement: Master/Chief Mate-Offshore Supply Vessels
Modules: Q100-Q201

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 Q200-Deck General Q201-Deck Safety
Watchkeeping Watchkeeping Cargo Oil Terms and Definitions Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies
COLREGS Basic Principles, Watchkeeping Maritime Law Principles of Vessel Construction Fire or Explosion
Inland Navigational Rules Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)6 International Maritime Law Trim and Stability Abandon Ship Procedures
Vessel Maneuvering and Handling National Maritime Law Damage Trim and Stability Emergency Steering
Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Credentialing of Seaman Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress
Maneuvering in Shallow Water Shipment and Discharge, Manning Vessel Structural Members Man Overboard Procedures
Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Title 46, U.S. Code IMO Ship Stability Recommendations Emergency Towing
Berthing and Unberthing Shipboard Management and Training Damage Control Medical Care
Anchoring and Mooring Personnel Management Vessel Power Plants Knowledge and use of:
Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors Shipboard Organization Marine Power Plant Operating Principles International Medical Guide for Ships
Heavy Weather Operations Required Crew Training Vessel’s Auxiliary Machinery Ship’s Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea
Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather Ship Sanitation Marine Engineering Terms Medical Section, International Code of Signals
General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Communications:
Wake Reduction Safety Organization of Fire Drills Signals: Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Ship's Business Classes and Chemistry of Fire International Code of Signals
Cargo Handling and Stowage Charters Firefighting Systems IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear Liens and Salvage Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Lifesaving
Loading and Discharging Operations Insurance Basic Firefighting and Prevention Survival at Sea
International Regulations for Cargoes, especially International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Entry and Clearance Emergency Procedures Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations ISM and Safety Management Systems Ship Beaching Precautions Lifesaving Appliance Operation
Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations Certificates and Documents Required Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating Search and Rescue
Cargo Piping and Pumping Systems Collision Search and Rescue Procedures
Temporary Repairs Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System and International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
6 For officer endorsements of 1,600 GRT or more.