Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: TV02
Endorsement: Master Mate and Steersman
Modules: Q100 - Q421


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

Towing Vessels-Great Lakes and Inland-Master Mate Apprentice Mate (TV02)
Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland Q418-Deck General Q419-Deck Safety Q420-Navigation General Great Lakes and Inland Q421-Chart Plot
Watchkeeping Seamanship Cargo Handling and Stowage Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Navigation and Position Determination Piloting
COLREGS5 Marlinspike Seamanship Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations Principles of Vessel Construction3 Piloting Distance Off
Inland Navigational Rules Purchases, Blocks, & Tackle Barge Regulations (Operations) Trim and Stability Distance Off Bearing Problems
  Watchkeeping Maritime Law Damage Control Bearing Problems Fix or Running Fix
  Basic Principles, Watchkeeping National Maritime Law Vessel Power Plants Fix or Running Fix Chart Navigation
  Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164) Credentialing of Seaman Marine Power Plant Operating Principles Chart Navigation Dead Reckoning
  Vessel Maneuvering and Handling Shipboard Management and Training Marine Engineering Terms Dead Reckoning Electronic Navigation
  Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries Ship Sanitation Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances Electronic Navigation Instruments & Accessories
  Maneuvering in Shallow Water Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work Organization of Fire Drills Instruments & Accessories Aids to Navigation
  Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Safety Classes and Chemistry of Fire Aids to Navigation Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
  Heavy Weather Operations Ship's Business Firefighting Systems Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners  
  Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats-Liferafts in Heavy Weather Charters Firefighting Equipment & Regulations Watchkeeping  
  Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts Liens and Salvage Basic Firefighting and Prevention Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)  
  General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Insurance Emergency Procedures Compass - Magnetic & Gyro  
  Wake Reduction Entry and Clearance Collision Principles of Magnetic Compass3  
  Ice Operations/Ice Navigation ISM and Safety Management Systems Temporary Repairs Gyro Compass Error/Correction  
  Towing Vessel Operations Certificates and Documents Required Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies Magnetic Compass Error/Correction3  
      Fire or Explosion Determination of Compass Error  
      Abandon Ship Procedures Terrestrial Observation  
      Emergency Steering Meteorology and Oceanography  
      Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress Characteristics of Weather Systems  
      Man Overboard Procedures Weather Charts and Reports  
      Emergency Towing Tides and Tidal Currents  
      Signals: Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special    
      Lifesaving Appliance Operation    
3 Only on Great Lakes specific modules taken for "Great Lakes and Inland" routes .
5 COLREGS required if endorsement is not limited to non-COLREGS waters.