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Breathing Apparatus

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Right Whales

Damage Control  

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Emergency Procedures 

FCC Exam Questions

Fire Fighting Glossary Included 

First Aid  

G.M.D.S.S.  

Great Lakes

Hazardous Cargo

Inert Gas

Inland Navigation  

Instruments and Accessories

Lifesaving

Lifeboatman

Liquid Cargo and Bunkering

Marine Radio Operator 

Meteorology  "Glossary Included" 

Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

Latest NMC / USCG Questions

Celestial Navigation

Navigational Procedures

Pollution Control and Prevention

Rules and Regulations

Plotting/Navigational Problems

QMED

Survival Craft

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Sailing Vessels  

Ship Handling 

Ships Construction Glossary Included  

Ships Business

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Tankerman

Tides and Currents Glossary Included 

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Common Knots

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  • ONC01 Endorsement: Master Chief Mate Unlimited Tonnage Q100-Q109
    • Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland
      • Watchkeeping
        • COLREGS
        • Inland Navigational Rules
    •  Q101-Deck General: Part I    "Return to top of page" 
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Approaching Pilot Vessel or Station
        • Berthing and Unberthing
        • Determine Maneuvering Characteristics of Major Vessel Types
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship
        • Liferafts
        • Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather
        •  Maneuvering in Shallow Water
        • Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats
        • Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries
        • Wake Reduction
      • Maritime Law
        • Credentialing of Seaman
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
      • Shipboard Management and Training:
        • Personnel Management
        • Required Crew Training
        • Safety
        • Ship Sanitation
        • Shipboard Organization
        • Vessel Alteration/ Repair/Hot Work
      • Ship's Business
        • Certificates and Documents Required
        • Charters
        • Entry and Clearance
        • Insurance
        • ISM and Safety Management Systems
        • Liens and Salvage
    • Q102-Deck General: Part II   "Return to top of page"
      • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
      • Cargo Handling and Stowage
        • Cargo Stowage and Security,
        • Cargo Gear
        • Dangerous/ Hazardous Cargo
        • Regulations International Regulations for Cargoes, especially International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code
        • Loading and Discharging Operations
        • Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations
    • Q103-Deck Safety
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Change in Draft Due to Density
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
      • Vessel Power Plants
        • Marine Engineering Terms
        • Marine Power Plant Operating Principles
        • Vesselís Auxiliary Machinery
      • Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances
        • Basic Firefighting and Prevention
        • Classes and Chemistry of Fire
        • Firefighting Equipment & Regulations
        • Firefighting Systems
        • Organization of Fire Drills
      • Emergency Procedures
        • Abandon Ship Procedures
        • Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating
        • Collision
        • Emergency Steering
        • Emergency Towing
        • Fire or Explosion
        • Man Overboard Procedures
        • Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies
        • Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft  in Distress
        • Ship Beaching Precautions
        • Temporary Repairs
      • Medical Care:
        • International Medical Guide for Ships
        • Knowledge and use of: Medical Section, International Code  of Signals
        • Shipís Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea
      • Communications
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals Signals:
        • Storm/Wreck/ Distress/Special
      • Lifesaving
        • Lifesaving Appliance Operation
        • Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
        • Survival at Sea
      • Search and Rescue
        • Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System and International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
        • Search and Rescue Procedures
    • Q104-Deck Safety / Stability Problems   "Return to top of page"
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control:
        • Change in Draft Due to Density
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
  • ONC01 Endorsement: Master/Chief Mate Modules: Q105 - Q109
    • Q105-Navigation General: Near Coastal
      • Navigation and Position Determination
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro Gyro
        • Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
      • Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
    • Q106-Navigation General:   "Return to top of page"
      • Oceans Navigation and Position Determination
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
        • Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
      • Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
      • Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
    • Q107-Chart Plot  "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination    
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
    • Q108-Navigation Problems: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination Ocean Track Plotting
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Fuel Conservation
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Speed by RPM
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
      • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Calculations
    • Q109-Navigation Problems: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination
        • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Great Circle Sailing
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Middle Latitude Sailing
        • Parallel Sailing
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Times of Celestial Phenomena
        • Time of Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
      • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Calculations
  • ONC02 Endorsement: Second Mate Third Mate Unlimited Tonnage Q100-Q113
    • Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland
      • COLREGS
      • Inland Navigational Rules
      • Watchkeeping
    • Q111-Deck General   "Return to top of page"
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Wake Reduction
      • Cargo Handling and Stowage
        • Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear
        •  Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations
        • Loading and Discharging Operations
        • Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations
      • Maritime Law
        • Credentialing of Seaman
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
      • Shipboard Management and Training:
        • Safety
        • Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work
      • Ship's Business
        • Certificates and Documents Required
        • ISM and Safety Management Systems
      • Communications
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals
        • Signals Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
    • Q112-Deck Safety   "Return to top of page"
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Damage Control
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
      • Vessel Power Plants:
        • Marine Engineering Terms
      • Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances
        • Basic Firefighting and Prevention
        • Classes and Chemistry of Fire
        • Firefighting Equipment & Regulations
        • Firefighting Systems
        • Organization of Fire Drills
      • Emergency Procedures
        • Abandon Ship Procedures
        • Emergency Steering
        • Emergency Towing
        • Fire or Explosion Man
        • Overboard Procedures
        • Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies
        • Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress
        • Temporary Repairs
      • Medical Care
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals Medical Section,
        • International Code of Signals
        • Signals: Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
      • Lifesaving
        • Lifesaving Appliance Operation
        • Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
        • Survival at Sea
    • Q113-Navigation General: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Aids to Navigation
      • Bearing Problems
      • Chart Navigation
      • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
      • Dead Reckoning
      • Distance Off
      • Electronic Navigation
      • Fix or Running Fix
      • Instruments & Accessories
      • Navigation and Position Determination
        • Piloting
        • Speed by RPM
      • Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro Gyro
        • Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
  • ONC02 Endorsement: Second Mate Third Mate Unlimited Tonnage Q114-Q117
    • Q114-Navigation General: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination, Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
        •  Speed by RPM
      • Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
    • Q115-Chart Plot
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
    • Q116-Navigation Problems: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Mercator Sailing Piloting
        • Speed by RPM
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography:
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
    • Q117-Navigation: Problems Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Great Circle Sailing
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Middle Latitude Sailing
        • Parallel Sailing
        • Piloting
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Times of Celestial Phenomena:
        • Time of Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
        • Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Determination of Compass Error:
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
  • ONC03 Endorsement: Master Less Than 500-1600 GRT Q100-123
    • Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland
      • COLREGS
      • Inland Navigational Rules
      • Watchkeeping:
    • Q120-Deck General   "Return to top of page"
      • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Approaching Pilot Vessel or Station
        • Berthing and Unberthing
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship
        • Maneuvering Characteristics- Major Vessel Types
        • Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats- Liferafts in Heavy Weather
        •  Maneuvering in Shallow Water
        • Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts
        • Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries
        • Wake Reduction
      • Cargo Handling and Stowage
        • Cargo Stowage and Security, Cargo Gear
        • Dangerous/ Hazardous Cargo
        • Regulations International Regulations for Cargoes, IMDG Code
        • Loading and Discharging Operations
        • Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations
      • Maritime Law
        • Credentialing of Seaman
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
      • Shipboard Management and Training:
        • Personnel Management
        • Required Crew Training
        • Safety
        • Ship Sanitation
        • Shipboard Organization
        • Vessel Alteration/ Repair/Hot Work
      • Ship's Business
        • Certificates and Documents Required
        • Charters
        • Entry and Clearance
        • Insurance
        • ISM and Safety Management Systems
        • Liens and Salvage
    • Q121-Deck Safety   "Return to top of page"
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Change in Draft Due to Density
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
      • Vessel Power Plants:
        • Marine Engineering Terms
        • Marine Power Plant Operating Principles
        • Vesselís Auxiliary Machinery
      • Fire Prevention and Firefighting Appliances
        • Basic Firefighting and Prevention
        • Classes and Chemistry of Fire
        • Firefighting Equipment & Regulations
        • Firefighting Systems
        • Organization of Fire Drills
      • Emergency Procedures
        • Abandon Ship Procedures
        • Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Collision Including Refloating
        •  Emergency Steering
        • Emergency Towing
        • Man Overboard Procedures
        • Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies Fire or Explosion
        • Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress
        • Ship Beaching Precautions
        • Temporary Repairs
      • Medical Care:
        • International Medical Guide for Ships
        • Knowledge and use of: Medical Section, International Code of Signals
        •  Shipís Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea
      • Communications
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals
        • Signals: Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
      • Lifesaving
        • Lifesaving Appliance Operation
        • Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
        • Survival at Sea
      • Search and Rescue:
        • AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
        • Search and Rescue Procedures
    • Q122-Deck Safety Stability Problems   "Return to top of page"
      • Damage Control
      • Damage Trim and Stability
      • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control:
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
    • Q123-Navigation General: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
      • Piloting, Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
      • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
  • ONC03 Endorsement: Master Less Than 500-1600 GRT Q124-130
    • Q124-Navigation General: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination, Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
        • Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
      • Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
      • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
    • Q125-Chart Plot   "Return to top of page"
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
    • Q126-Navigation Problems Near Coastal
      •  Ocean Track Plotting
        • Electronic Navigation
        • ETA
        • Fuel Conservation
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Speed by RPM
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
      • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Calculations
    •  Q127-Navigation Problems: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • ETA
        • Great Circle Sailing
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Middle Latitude Sailing
        • Parallel Sailing
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
        • Time of Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Times of Celestial Phenomena:
        • Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Determination of Compass Error:
      • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Calculations
    •  Q130-Navigation and Deck General   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Fuel Conservation
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Speed by RPM
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Approaching Pilot Vessel or Station
        • Berthing and Unberthing
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship
        • Maneuvering Characteristics-Major Vessel Types
        • Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather
        •  Maneuvering in Shallow Water
        • Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts
        • Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries
        • Wake Reduction
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
      • Vessel Power Plants
        • Marine Engineering Terms
        • Marine Power Plant Operating Principles
        • Vesselís Auxiliary Machinery
      •  Emergency Procedures
        • Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating Ship
        • Beaching Precautions
      • Maritime Law
        • Credentialing of Seaman
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
      • Medical Care
        • International Medical Guide for Ships Knowledge and use of: Medical Section, International Code of Signals
        • Shipís Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea
      • Shipboard Management and Training:
        • Personnel Management
        • Required Crew Training
        • Safety
        • Ship Sanitation
        • Shipboard Organization
        • Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work
      • Ship's Business
        • Certificates and Documents Required
        • Charters
        • Entry and Clearance
        • Insurance
        • ISM and Safety Management Systems
        • Liens and Salvage
      • Lifesaving
        • Lifesaving Appliance Operation
        • Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
        • Survival at Sea
  • ONC03 Endorsement: Master Less Than 500-1600 GRT Q131-135
    • Q131-Deck Safety Stability Problems   "Return to top of page"
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        •  IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
    • Q132-Deck General and Safety    "Return to top of page"
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Approaching Pilot Vessel or Station
        • Berthing and Unberthing
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Interaction with Bank/Passing Ship
        • Maneuvering Characteristics of Major Vessel Types
        • Maneuvering for Launching of Lifeboats and Liferafts in Heavy Weather
        •  Maneuvering in Shallow Water
        • Receiving Survivors From Lifeboats/Liferafts
        • Towing Vessel Operations
        • Vessel Handling in Rivers & Estuaries
        •  Wake Reduction
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
      • Vessel Power Plants
        • Marine Engineering Terms
        • Marine Power Plant Operating Principles
        • Vesselís Auxiliary Machinery
      • Cargo Handling and Stowage
        • Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear
        •  Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations
        • International Regulations for Cargoe, IMDG Code
        • Loading and Discharging Operations
        • Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations
      • Emergency Procedures
        • Abandon Ship Procedures
        • Actions Prior to/after Grounding, Including Refloating
        • Collision
        • Emergency Steering
        • Emergency Towing
        • Fire or Explosion
        • Man Overboard Procedures
        • Passenger/Crew Safety in Emergencies
        • Rescuing Survivors from Ship/Aircraft in Distress
        • Ship Beaching Precautions
        • Temporary Repairs
      • Medical Care
        • International Medical Guide for Ships
        • Knowledge and use of: Medical Section, International Code of Signals
        • Shipís Medical Chest & Medical Aid at Sea
      • Maritime Law
        • Credentialing of Seaman
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
        • Shipment and Discharge, Manning
        • Title 46, U.S. Code
      • Communications
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals
        • Signals: Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
      • Lifesaving:
        • Lifesaving Appliance Operation
        • Lifesaving Appliance Regulations
        • Survival at Sea
    • Q133-Deck Safety Stability Problems   "Return to top of page"
      • Stability, Construction, and Damage Control
        • Damage Control
        • Damage Trim and Stability
        • IMO Ship Stability Recommendations
        • Principles of Vessel Construction
        • Stability, Trim, and Stress Calculation
        • Trim and Stability
        • Vessel Structural Members
    • Q134-Navigation Problems: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Fuel Conservation
        • Instruments & Accessories
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Speed by RPM
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
      • Determination of Compass Error:
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
        • Terrestrial Observation
    • Q135-Navigation Problems: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Charts, Navigation Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fuel Conservation
        • Instruments & Accessories 
        • Speed by RPM 
        • ETA
        • Great Circle Sailing
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Middle Latitude Sailing
        • Parallel Sailing
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        •  Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Times of Celestial Phenomena
        • Time of Meridian Transit (Any Body)
        • Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
  • ONC04 Endorsement: Mate of Less Than 500-1600 GRT Q136-138
    • Q100-Rules of the Road: International and Inland
      • Watchkeeping:
        • COLREGS
        • Inland Navigational Rules
    • Q136-Deck General  "Return to top of page"
      • Seamanship
        • Marlinspike Seamanship
        • Purchases, Blocks & Tackle
      • Vessel Maneuvering and Handling
        • Anchoring and Mooring
        • Dragging of, Clearing Fouled Anchors
        • General: Turn Circle, Pivot Point, Advance and Transfer
        • Heavy Weather Operations
        • Ice Operations/Ice Navigation
        • Wake Reduction
      • Cargo Handling and Stowage
        • Cargo Stowage and Security, including Cargo Gear
        •  Dangerous/Hazardous Cargo Regulations
        • Loading and Discharging Operations
        • Tank Vessel and Fuel Oil Operations
      • Maritime Law
        • International Maritime Law
        • National Maritime Law
      • Shipboard Management and Training
        • Safety
        • Vessel Alteration/Repair/Hot Work
      • Ship's Business
        • Certificates and Documents Required
        • ISM and Safety Management Systems
      • Communications
        • IMO Standard Maritime Communication Phrases
        • International Code of Signals
        • Radiotelephone Communications
        • Signals Storm/Wreck/Distress/Special
  • ONC04 Endorsement: Mate of Less Than 500-1600 GRT Q139-142
    • Q139-Navigation General: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination, Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation Charts, Nav Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories Nautical Astronomy & Navigation Definitions
        •  Speed by RPM
      • Watchkeeping
        • Basic Principles, Watchkeeping
        • Navigation Safety Regulations (33 CFR 164)
      • Compass - Magnetic & Gyro
        • Gyro Compass Error/Correction
        • Magnetic Compass Error/Correction
        • Principles of Magnetic Compass
        • Principles, Operation, and Maintenance of Gyro Compass
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Characteristics of Weather Systems
        • Ocean Current Systems
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
        • Weather Charts and Reports
    • Q140-Chart Plot  "Return to top of page"
    • Navigation and Position Determination
      • Piloting
        • Aids to Navigation
        • Bearing Problems
        • Chart Navigation Charts, Nav Publication, & Notices to Mariners
        • Dead Reckoning
        • Distance Off
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Fix or Running Fix
        • Instruments & Accessories
    • Q141-Navigation Problems: Near Coastal   "Return to top of page"
      • Navigation and Position Determination Ocean Track Plotting
        • Electronic Navigation
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Speed by RPM
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
        • Terrestrial Observation
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Tides and Tidal Currents
    • Q142-Navigation Problems: Oceans   "Return to top of page"
    • Navigation and Position Determination
      • Ocean Track Plotting
        • Estimated Time of Arrival
        • Great Circle Sailing
        • Mercator Sailing
        • Middle Latitude Sailing
        • Parallel Sailing
      • Piloting
        • Bearing Problems
        • Distance Off
        • Fix or Running Fix
      • Celestial Observations
        • Fix or Running Fix (Any Body)
        • Latitude by Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
        • Latitude by Polaris
        • Star Identification
        • Star Selection
      • Times of Celestial Phenomena
        • Time of Meridian Transit (Sun Only)
        • Zone Time of Sun Rise/Set/Twilight
      • Determination of Compass Error
        • Amplitude (Any Body)
        • Azimuth (Any Body)
      • Meteorology and Oceanography
        • Tides and Tidal Current
  • ONC05 Endorsement: Master or Mate of Less Than 200 GRT Q100-151

 

 

 

ONC05 Endorsement: Master or Mate of Less Than 200 GRT Q152-156

ONC05 Endorsement: Master or Mate of Less Than 200 GRT Q157-159

ONC06 Master LT 100 GRT Q160-165

ONC07 OUPV-Near Coastal Q170-172

OSV01 Master Chief Mate-Offshore Supply Vessels Q200-207

OSV02 Mate Offshore Supply Vessels Q209-215

UFV01 Master-Uninspected Fishing Vessels Q180-186

UFV02 Mate-Uninspected Fishing Vessels Q188-194

                         Great Lakes and Inland

FCP01 First Class Pilot Q300-375

GLI01 Master-Unlimited Tonnage Q302-306

GLI02 Mate of Unlimited Tonnage Q308-312

GLI03 Master-LT 500-1600 GRT Q320-326

GLI04 Mate of LT 500-1600 GRT Q327-331

GLI05 Master or Mate of LT 200 GRT Q340-346

GLI06 Master or Mate of LT 100 GRT Q347-352

GLI07 Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessels OUPV Q356-358

GLI08 Limited Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessels OUPV Q360-361

                               River Endorsements

RVR01 Master of Unlimited Tonnage Q380-383

RVR02 Master of Less than 500-1600 GRT Q386-389

RVR03 Mate of Less than 500-1600 GRT Q391-393

RVR04 Master Mater of Less than 200 GRT Q396-400

RVR05 Master of Less than 100 GRT Q401-4034

                     Additional Deck Officer Endorsements

Q460-Auxiliary Sail Endorsement

Q461-Assistance Towing

                                      Deck Ratings

AB01 Able Seaman Unlimited, Limited, Special, Special OSV, Sail, Fishing Industry Q450-451

  • Q450-Navigation and Rules of the Road

  • Q451-Deck General Safety

LB01- Lifeboatman Q445 LB02- Lifeboatman Limited Q447

  • q445_lifeboatman

  • q447_lifeboatman_limited

TK01 Tankerman Assistant Dangerous Liquids

TK02 Tankerman Assistant Liquefied Gas

 

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