Navigation and Deck General Supplemental
Course 214

MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.

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Course Description




This is a one day course that is USCG Approved to satisfy the Navigation and Deck General Written Examination Requirement for Masters 500-1600 ton near coastal mariners who are increasing their scope to an oceans route.

Course Content:  This training course will provide the following subject areas: 


Section 1: Deck and Navigation General, Buoyage Systems IALA “A”, Lateral Buoys, Junction/Bifurcation, Buoys/IALA Cardinal Buoys, Isolated Danger Buoys, Charts, Tides & Currents, Publications, Basic Ship Handling, and Piloting/Passage Plans. 


Section 2: Deck and Navigation General, Maritime Law, Manning Regulations


Including Articles, Wages/Allotments, Slop Chest Items, Desertion, Repatriation, and Familiarization Training requirements. 


Section 3: Ships Business and Documents, International Certificates, Load Lines, CFR’s, Crew List, Muster List, Suspension/Revocation, Surrender of License, Documents, Unseawothiness of Vessel, Cargo, And Crew/Barratry, and Voyage Planning.










Oceans Course within 1 year

Hold Master 500-1600 ton Near Coastal

1 day class in Fort Lauderdale

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MPT sets the standard for maritime education
Juan, Saturday February 2018
Navigation and Deck General Supplemental
good textbook, good class, great instructor!
Ron, Friday April 2014
Navigation and Deck General Supplemental