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      National Chief Engineer Steam/Motor/GT
      Certification Description
      Chief Engineer- Limited (Near Coastal). This is an advanced-level merchant mariner credential. The general requirements for this credential are TWIC Card (Identification, Fingerprints, Citizenship, Social Security number, etc), CG-719B Application, NDR Consent & Check, Oath, 3 letters of recommendation, photograph (supplied by TSA), SSEB Screening complete, age of 21 or over, CG-719K Physical Exam, Medical Tab in MMLD, Drug Testing Compliance, Mariner Fees, and Sea Service Letters or Discharges. Sea service requirements include recency- 90 days in the past 3 years on vessels of appropriate horsepower, Chief Engineer (Limited-Near Coastal)- 1440 days of service in the engine room, of which 360 days as an engineer officer, and 720 days as a QMED or equivalent supervisory position. Service gained in the deck department on vessels of appropriate tonnage may substitute for up to 25% or 180 days (whichever is less) of the required service. There are also propulsion and horsepower requirements. Other requirements include completing a First Aid course, CPR course, and approved firefighting courses. All candidates must complete an examination.
      Certifying Organization
      United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center
      https://www.dco.uscg.mil/nmc/stcw/
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of work experience required?    Yes
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    Yes
      • Renewal Required?    Every 5 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    No
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    Yes
      • Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?    Yes
      • Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?    Yes
      Exam Details
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      Your local Regional Exam Centers (REC) provide valuable resources toward obtaining a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC).
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