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Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: OSV02
Endorsement: Mate Offshore Supply Vessels
Modules: Q100 - Q211

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 Q209-Deck General Q210-Deck Safety Q211-Navigation General: Near Coastal
Watchkeeping Seamanship: Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations Stability, Construction, and Damage Control


Crew Safety in


Navigation and Position Determination
COLREGS Marlinspike Seamanship Cargo Piping and Pumping Systems Principles of Vessel Construction Fire or Explosion Piloting
Inland Navigational Rules Purchases, Blocks, & Tackle Cargo Oil Terms and Definitions Trim and Stability Abandon Ship Procedures Distance Off
Watchkeeping Maritime Law Damage Trim and Stability Emergency Steering Bearing Problems
Basic Principles, Watchkeeping International Maritime Law Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress Fix or Running Fix
Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)6 National Maritime Law Vessel Structural Members Man Overboard Procedures Chart Navigation
Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Credentialing of Seaman IMO Ship Stability Recommendations Emergency Towing Dead Reckoning
Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Shipment and Discharge, Manning Damage Control Medical Care Speed by RPM
Maneuvering in Shallow Water Title 46, U.S. Code Vessel Power Plants Knowledge and use of: Fuel Conservation
Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Shipboard Management and Training Marine Power Plant Operating Principles International Medical Guide for Ships Electronic Navigation
Berthing and Unberthing Personnel Management Vessel’s Auxiliary Machinery Ship’s Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea Instruments & Accessories
Anchoring and Mooring Shipboard Organization Marine Engineering Terms Medical Section, International Code of Signals Aids to Navigation
Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors Required Crew Training Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Communications: Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
Heavy Weather Operations Ship Sanitation Organization of Fire Drills

Signals: Storm/Wreck/


Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work Classes and Chemistry of Fire International Code of Signals Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Safety Firefighting Systems IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases Principles of Magnetic Compass
Wake Reduction Ship's Business Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Lifesaving Gyro Compass Error/Correction
Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Charters Basic Firefighting and Prevention Survival at Sea Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
Cargo Handling and Stowage Liens and Salvage Emergency Procedures Lifesaving Appliance Regulations Determination of Compass Error
Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear Insurance Ship Beaching Precautions Lifesaving Appliance Operation Terrestrial Observation
Loading and Discharging Operations Entry and Clearance Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating Search and Rescue Meteorology and Oceanography
International Regulations for Cargoes, especially International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code ISM and Safety Management Systems Collision Search and Rescue Procedures Characteristics of Weather Systems
Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations Certificates and Documents Required Temporary Repairs Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System and International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual Ocean Current Systems
Weather Charts and Reports
Tides and Tidal Currents
6 For officer endorsements of 1,600 GRT or more.