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STCW II/2 Master/ Chief Mate 3000 GT or more

 
License Description

II/2 Master 3000 GT or more is a STCW Management level Deck Officer’s endorsement. The II/2 Master 3000 GT or more endorsement applies to National Deck Officer Credentials over 1600 GRT up to unlimited tonnage.

The following National credentials are eligible for endorsement as STCW II/2 Master 3000 GT or more:

  • Master Unlimited, Oceans or Near Coastal
  • Master OSV, Oceans or Near Coastal
  • Master of Towing, Ocean or Near-Coastal

The following National credentials are eligible for endorsement as STCW II/2 Chief Mate 3000 GT or more:

  • Chief Mate Unlimited, Oceans or Near Coastal
  • Chief Mate OSV, Oceans or Near Coastal
  • Master of Towing, Ocean or Near-Coastal
Required Examinations

None. STCW endorsements do not have associated Exams.

STCW Endorsements are based on Required Training, Seatime and Assessments

General Requirements

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Age 21

Required Training unless otherwise completed.

  • Course #148 - Radar observer
  • Course #145 - Advanced Fire Fighting (within the last 5 years)
  • Course #146 - Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC)
  • Course #140 - Current Basic Training

After January 1, 2017 must provide evidence maintaining standard of competence in the following courses.

  • Course #164 - Basic Training Revalidation
  • Course #190 - Advanced Firefighting Refresher/ Revalidation
  • Course #191 - PSC Refresher/ Revalidation
Sea Service Requirements

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Sea Service Requirements for STCW II/2 Master 3000 GT or more.

1080 days of service as OICNW on vessels operating in oceans, near-coastal and/or Great Lakes

OR

720 days of service as OICNW of which:

-      360 days are while serving as Chief Mate

OR

Mariners holding STCW Master of 500 GT or more and less than 3000 GT, are eligible to apply for this endorsement upon:

  • Completion of 180 days of sea service under the authority of the endorsement as II/2 Master of 500 GT or more and less than 3000 GT; AND
  • Provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of STCW Code (NVIC 10-14, not previously completed); AND
  • Complete and required training (not previously completed )

NOTES:

  • Service on inland waters, bays, or sounds that are navigable waters of the United States may be substituted for up to 50 percent of the total required service
  • Experience gained in the engine department on vessels may be creditable for up to 90 days service requirements
  • Service as a rating will not be accepted to upgrade from operational level to management level STCW endorsements.

Sea Service Requirements for STCW II/2 Chief Mate 3000 GT or more.

360 days of service as OICNW on vessels more operating in oceans, near-coastal and/or Great Lakes.

OR

Mariners holding STCW Chief Mate of 500 GT or more and less than 3000 GT, are eligible to apply for this endorsement upon:

  • Completion of 180 days of sea service under the authority of the endorsement as II/2 Chief Mate of 500 GT or more and less than 3000 GT; AND
  • Provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of STCW Code (NVIC 10-14, not previously completed); AND
  • Complete and required training (not previously completed )

NOTES:

  • Service on inland waters, bays, or sounds that are navigable waters of the United States may be substituted for up to 50 percent of the total required service
  • Experience gained in the engine department on vessels may be creditable for up to 30 days service requirements
  • Service as a rating will not be accepted to upgrade from operational level to management level STCW endorsements.

RENEWAL OF ENDORSEMENTS.

To renew an endorsement as Master or Chief Mate of vessels of 3000 GT or More, before January 1, 2017,

-      Meet the requirements to renew their national officer endorsement(s).

-      Course #616 - Leadership and Managerial Skills. (For the endorsement to be valid after December 31, 2016.)

Mariners who do not meet this requirement will receive a limitation on their endorsement indicating that it is not valid after December 31, 2016.

To renew an endorsement as Master or Chief Mate on vessels of 3000 GT or More on or after January 1, 2017, mariners must provide evidence of:

-      Meet the requirements to renew their national officer endorsement(s);

-      Course #616 - Leadership and Managerial Skills (unless previously met);

-      Course #601 – ECDIS, for vessels equipped;

-      Maintaining a standard of competence in the following:

    • Basic Training Revalidation - Course #164;
    • Advanced Firefighting Revalidation/ Refresher - Course #190.

Assessments are not required for renewal of these endorsements.

GRANDFATHERING AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS.

Until December 31, 2016, listed training not required other than:

  • Course #601 - Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS), To be valid for service on vessels equipped after December 31, 2016;
  • Course #150 - Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA), If serving on a vessel with this equipment;
  • Course #152 - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), If serving on a vessel with this equipment.

A mariner will be considered to have started service on the first day of their service that meets the requirements for this endorsement. Training is considered to have started on the first day of training that results in the issuance of a Master or Chief Mate endorsement valid for vessels of 3,000 GT or More.

Mariners may continue to qualify for their endorsement using previous model assessments until December 31, 2016.

Training Requirements

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STCW II/2 Master 3000 GT or more Requirements

Required Assessments

Provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of STCW Code, Management Level – Assessments for this endorsement located in NVIC 10-14.

May continue to use Pol Ltr 04-02 until December 31, 2016 regardless of when your service started.

Coast Guard approved training may be used to satisfy portions of the assessment requirements.

Mariner holding a STCW II/2 Chief Mate 3,000 GT or More endorsement will not be required to submit assessments.

Operational-level assessments are not required if the mariner holds or has previously held an STCW endorsement as II/1 OICNW or II/2 Master valid on vessels of 500 GT or more issued after 1997.

Required Training

Require Training, if service started after March 24, 2014

  • Course #620 - Advanced Ship Handling;
  • Course #605 - Advanced Stability;
  • Course #608 - Advanced Meteorology;
  • Course #209 - Search and Rescue;
  • Course #616 - Leadership and Managerial Skills;
  • Course #154 - Management of Medical Care;
  • Course #601 - Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS), To be valid for service on vessels equipped after December 31, 2016;
  • Course #150 - Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA), If serving on a vessel with this equipment;
  • Course #152 - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), If serving on a vessel with this equipment.

STCW II/2 Chief Mate 3000 GT or more Requirements

Required Assessments

Provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in Section A-II/2 of STCW Code, Management Level – Assessments for this endorsement located in NVIC 10-14.

May continue to use Pol Ltr 04-02 until December 31, 2016 regardless of when your service started.

Coast Guard approved training may be used to satisfy portions of the assessment requirements.

Operational-level assessments are not required if the mariner holds or has previously held an STCW endorsement as II/1 OICNW or II/2 Master valid on vessels of 500 GT or more issued after 1997.

Required Training

Require Training, if service started after March 24, 2014

  • Course #620 - Advanced Ship Handling;
  • Course #605 - Advanced Stability;
  • Course #608 - Advanced Meteorology;
  • Course #209 - Search and Rescue;
  • Course #616 - Leadership and Managerial Skills;
  • Course #154 - Management of Medical Care;
  • Course #601 - Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS), To be valid for service on vessels equipped after December 31, 2016;
  • Course #150 - Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA), If serving on a vessel with this equipment;
  • Course #152 - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), If serving on a vessel with this equipment.