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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 11Subpart I → §11.920

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart I—Subjects of Examinations

§11.920   Subjects for MODU endorsements.

Table 1 to §11.920 gives the codes used in Table 2 to §11.920 for MODU endorsements. Table 2 to §11.920 indicates the examination subjects for each endorsement by the code number.

Table 1 to §11.920—Codes for MODU Endorsements

1. OIM/Unrestricted.
2. OIM/Surface Units Underway.
3. OIM/Surface Units on Location.
4. OIM/Bottom Bearing Units Underway.
5. OIM/Bottom Bearing Units on Location.
6. Barge Supervisor.
7. Ballast Control Operator.

Table 2 to §11.920—Subjects for MODU Licenses

Examination topics1234567
“Basic Principles for Navigational Watch”XXXXXX
MODU obstruction lightsXXXX
Meteorology and oceanography:
Synoptic chart weather forecastingXXXXXX
Characteristics of weather systemsXXXXXXX
Ocean current systemsXXXXXX
Tide and tidal current publicationsXXXXXX
Stability, ballasting, construction and damage control:
Principles of ship construction, structural membersXXXXXXX
Trim and stabilityXXXXXXX
Damaged trim and stability countermeasuresXXXXXX
Stability and trim calculationsXXXXXX
Load line requirementsXXXXXXX
Operating manual:
Rig characteristics and limitationsXXXXXXX
Hydrostatics dataXXXXXX
Tank tablesXXXXXXX
KG limitationsXXXXXX
Severe storm instructionsXXXXXXX
Transit instructionsXXXXX
On-station instructionsXXXXX
Unexpected list or trimXXXXXX
Ballasting proceduresXXXXX
Operation of bilge systemXXXXXX
Leg loading calculationsXXX
Completion of variable load formXXXXXXX
Evaluation of variable load formXXXXXXX
Emergency proceduresXXXXXXX
Maneuvering and handling:
Anchoring and anchor handlingXXXX
Heavy weather operationsXXXXXXX
Mooring, positioningXXXXXX
Moving, positioningXXXX
Fire prevention and firefighting appliances:
Organization of fire drillsXXXXXXX
Classes and chemistry of fireXXXXXXX
Firefighting systemsXXXXXXX
Firefighting equipment and regulationsXXXXXXX
Basic firefighting and prevention of firesXXXXXXX
Emergency procedures and contingency plans:
Temporary repairsXXXXX
Fire or explosionXXXXXXX
Abandon unitXXXXXXX
Man overboardXXXXXXX
Heavy weatherXXXXXXX
Failure of ballast control systemXXXXX
Mooring emergenciesXXXX
H2S safetyXXXXX
General Engineering—Power plants and auxiliary systems:
Marine engineering terminologyXXXXXXX
Engineering equipment, operations and failuresXXXXXX
Offshore drilling operationsX
Deck seamanship—general:
Transfer of personnelXXXXXX
Support boats/helicoptersXXXXXX
Cargo stowage and securingXXXXXX
Hazardous materials/dangerous goods precautionsXXXXXX
Mooring equipmentXXXXXX
Crane use procedures and inspectionsXXXXXX
Medical care:
Knowledge and use of:
First aidXXXXXXX
First response medical actionXXXXXXX
Maritime law and regulation:
National maritime law:
Certification and documentation of vesselsXXXXX
Ship sanitationXXXXX
Regulations for vessel inspectionXXXXX
Pollution prevention regulationsXXXXXXX
Credentialing regulationsXXXXX
Rules and regulations for MODUsXXXXXX
International Maritime law:
International Maritime OrganizationXXXXX
International Convention on Load LinesXXXXX
Personnel Management and Training:
Ship's business including:
Required logs and recordkeepingXXXXXX
Casualty reports and recordsXXXXX
Radio communications and FCC permitXXXXXX
Radiotelephone proceduresXXXXXX
Lifesaving appliance operation (launching, boat handling)XXXXXXX
Procedures/rules for lifeboats, survival suits, personal flotation devices (PFDs), life rafts and emergency signalsXXXXXXX
Emergency radio transmissionsXXXXXXX
Survival at seaXXXXXXX

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