Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: TV01
Endorsement: Master, Mate, and Steersman
Modules: Q100 - Q416


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

TV01 Towing Vessels-Oceans or Near Coastal-Master Mate Apprentice Mate: Q100-Q416
Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland Q410-Deck General Q411-Deck Safety Q412-Navigation General Near Coastal Q413-Navigation General Oceans Q414-Chart Plot Q415-Navigation Problems Near Coastal Q416-Navigation Problems Oceans
Watchkeeping Seamanship Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Navigation and Position Determination Navigation and Position Determination Piloting Piloting Ocean Track Plotting
COLREGS Marlinspike Seamanship Principles of Vessel Construction Piloting Piloting Distance Off Distance Off Estimated Time of Arrival
Inland Navigational Rules Purchases, Blocks, & Tackle Trim and Stability Distance Off Distance Off Bearing Problems Bearing Problems Piloting
  Watchkeeping Damage Control Bearing Problems Bearing Problems Fix or Running Fix Fix or Running Fix Distance Off
  Basic Principles, Watchkeeping Vessel Power Plants Fix or Running Fix Fix or Running Fix Chart Navigation Dead Reckoning Bearing Problems
  Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)6 Marine Power Plant Operating Principles Chart Navigation Chart Navigation Dead Reckoning Fuel Conservation Fix or Running Fix
  Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Marine Engineering Terms Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning Electronic Navigation Electronic Navigation Dead Reckoning
  Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Fuel Conservation Speed by RPM Instruments & Accessories Determination of Compass Error Fuel Conservation
  Maneuvering in Shallow Water Organization of Fire Drills Electronic Navigation Fuel Conservation Aids to Navigation Azimuth (Any Body) Electronic Navigation
  Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Classes and Chemistry of Fire Instruments & Accessories Electronic Navigation Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners Amplitude (Any Body) Celestial Observations
  Berthing and Unberthing Firefighting Systems Aids to Navigation Instruments & Accessories   Terrestrial Observation Latitude by Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
  Anchoring and Mooring Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners Aids to Navigation   Meteorology and Oceanography Fix or Running Fix (Sun Only)
  Heavy Weather Operations Basic Firefighting and Prevention Compass - Magnetic & Gyro Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners   Tides and Tidal Currents Star Identification
  Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats- Liferafts in Heavy Weather Emergency Procedures Principles of Magnetic Compass Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions     Star Selection
  Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts Collision Magnetic Compass Error/Correction Watchkeeping     Times of Celestial Phenomena
  General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Temporary Repairs Determination of Compass Error Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)     Time of Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
  Wake Reduction


Crew Safety in Emergencies

Azimuth (Any Body) Compass - Magnetic & Gyro     Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
  Ice Operations/Ice Navigation Fire or Explosion Amplitude (Any Body) Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass     Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
  Towing Vessel Operations Abandon Ship Procedures Terrestrial Observation Principles of Magnetic Compass     Determination of Compass Error
  Cargo Handling and Stowage Emergency Steering Meteorology and Oceanography Gyro Compass Error/Correction     Azimuth (Any Body)
  Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations

Rescuing Survivors from Ship/

Aircraft in Distress

Characteristics of Weather Systems Magnetic Compass Error/Correction     Amplitude (Any Body)
  Barge Regulations (Operations) Man Overboard Procedures Ocean Current Systems Determination of Compass Error     Meteorology and Oceanography
  Maritime Law Emergency Towing Weather Charts and Reports Azimuth (Any Body)     Tides and Tidal Currents
  National Maritime Law Communications Tides and Tidal Currents Amplitude (Any Body)      
  Credentialing of Seaman





  Terrestrial Observation      
  Shipment and Discharge, Manning Lifesaving   Meteorology and Oceanography      
  Shipboard Management and Training Survival at Sea   Characteristics of Weather Systems      
  Ship Sanitation Lifesaving Appliance Operation   Ocean Current Systems      

Vessel Alteration/


Hot Work

    Weather Charts and Reports      
  Safety     Tides and Tidal Currents      
  Ship's Business            
  Liens and Salvage            
  Entry and Clearance            
  ISM and Safety Management Systems            
  Certificates and Documents Required            
6 For officer endorsements of 1,600 GRT or more.