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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter BPart 15Subpart H → §15.865

Title 46: Shipping
Subpart H—Computations

§15.865   Qualified member of the engine department (QMED).

(a) Every person serving under the authority of a rating endorsement as QMED on any United States vessel requiring QMED must hold an endorsement as QMED.

(b) On vessels subject to STCW, certain seafarers meeting the requirement of this section must also hold either an STCW endorsement as able seafarer-engine or rating forming part of an engineering watch or designated to perform duties in a periodically unmanned engineroom (according to §15.404(c) and (d) of this part), except as noted in §15.105(g) of this part for vessels on domestic near-coastal voyages.

[USCG-2004-17914, 78 FR 78009, Dec. 24, 2013]

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