Deck Officer


River Endorsements

MODU Endorsements

Exam Code: UFV01
Endorsement: Master-Uninspected Fishing Vessels
Modules: Q100 - Q182

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

Q180-Deck General Q181-Deck Safety Q182-Navigation General: Near Coastal
Watchkeeping Seamanship

Ice Operations/

Ice Navigation

Stability, Construction, and Damage Control Temporary Repairs Navigation and Position Determination Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
COLREGS Marlinspike Seamanship Cargo Handling and Stowage Trim and Stability Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies Piloting Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
Inland Navigational Rules Purchases, Blocks, & Tackle Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear Damage Control Fire or Explosion Distance Off Principles of Magnetic Compass
Watchkeeping Loading and Discharging Operations Vessel Power Plants Abandon Ship Procedures Bearing Problems Gyro Compass Error/Correction
Basic Principles, Watchkeeping Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations Marine Power Plant Operating Principles Emergency Steering Fix or Running Fix Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)6 Maritime Law Marine Engineering Terms Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress Chart Navigation Determination of Compass Error
Vessel Maneuvering and Handling International Maritime Law


Prevention and Firefighting Appliances

Man Overboard Procedures Dead Reckoning Terrestrial Observation
Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries National Maritime Law Organization of Fire Drills Emergency Towing Speed by RPM Meteorology and Oceanography
Maneuvering in Shallow Water Shipboard Management and Training




of Fire

Communications Fuel Conservation Characteristics of Weather Systems
Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship Personnel Management Firefighting Systems Radiotelephone Communications Electronic Navigation Ocean Current Systems
Berthing and Unberthing Shipboard Organization Firefighting Equipment & Regulations






Instruments & Accessories Weather Charts and Reports
Anchoring and Mooring Required Crew Training Basic Firefighting and Prevention Lifesaving Aids to Navigation Tides and Tidal Currents
Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors Ship Sanitation Emergency Procedures Survival at Sea Charts, Nav. Publication, & Notices to Mariners
Heavy Weather Operations

Vessel Alteration/

Repair/Hot Work

Ship Beaching Precautions Lifesaving Appliance Operation
Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather Safety Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating Search and Rescue
General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer Ship's Business Collision Search and Rescue Procedures
Wake Reduction Certificates and Documents Required
6 For officer endorsements of 1,600 GRT or more.