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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 13 → Subpart E


Title 46: Shipping
PART 13—CERTIFICATION OF TANKERMEN


Subpart E—Requirements for Tankerman-Engineer Endorsement


Contents
§13.501   Original application for tankerman-engineer endorsement.
§13.503   Service requirements.
§13.505   Proof of service for tankerman-engineer endorsement.

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§13.501   Original application for tankerman-engineer endorsement.

Each applicant for a tankerman-engineer endorsement must—

(a) Be at least 18 years old;

(b) Apply on a form provided by the Coast Guard;

(c) Present evidence of—

(1) Passing a physical and medical examination according to §13.125 of this part;

(2) Service on tankships and self-propelled tank vessels in accordance with §13.503 of this subpart;

(3) Completion of an approved firefighting course providing training in the subjects identified in Table 1 to §13.121(g) of this part completed within 5 years of the date of application for the endorsement, unless he or she has previously submitted such a certificate for a license, tankerman endorsement, or officer endorsement on an MMC; and

(4) Completion of an approved Tankship course in dangerous liquids or liquefied gases, appropriate for the endorsement applied for within the previous 5 years. A course certificate used for original issuance or renewal of an endorsement cannot be used for a subsequent renewal of the same endorsement; and

(d) Be capable of speaking and understanding, in English, all instructions needed to commence, conduct, and complete a transfer of cargo or fuel.

[USCG-2004-17914, 78 FR 77996, Dec. 24, 2013]

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§13.503   Service requirements.

(a) Each applicant for a tankerman-engineer endorsement must present evidence of at least—

(1) 90 days of service as an engineering officer on tankships or self-propelled tank vessels certified to carry DL or LG appropriate to the endorsement applied for;

(2) 90 days of rating or cadet service in the engine department on tankships or self-propelled tank vessels certified to carry DL or LG appropriate to the endorsement applied for; or

(3) A combination of the service in paragraphs (a) (1) and (2) of this section.

(b) Each applicant already holding an MMD or MMC endorsed as tankerman-engineer for DL and seeking an endorsement for LG, or the converse, must prove at least half the service required by paragraph (a) of this section.

[CGD 79-116, 60 FR 17142, Apr. 4, 1995, as amended by CGD 79-116, 62 FR 25134, May 8, 1997; USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11260, Mar. 16, 2009; USCG-2004-17914, 78 FR 77997, Dec. 24, 2013]

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§13.505   Proof of service for tankerman-engineer endorsement.

(a) Service must be proved by a letter on company letterhead from the owner, operator, master, or chief engineer of a tankship or self-propelled tank vessel. The letter must specify—

(1) The classification of cargo (DL, LG, or both) carried while the applicant accumulated the service; and

(2) The number of days of officer, rating, and cadet service in the engine department on tankships or self-propelled tank vessels; or

(b) Service must be proved by certificates of discharge from tankships or self-propelled tank vessels with the appropriate classification of cargo (DL, LG, or both).

[CGD 79-116, 60 FR 17142, Apr. 4, 1995, as amended by CGD 79-116, 62 FR 25135, May 8, 1997; USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11260, Mar. 16, 2009]

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