MICRONESIA

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (DECK)

  1. 6 months of Watch keeping
  2. Training Record Book (International Ship-owners Federation (ISF) type or approved equivalent)
  3. Photocopy of Modular Courses
    • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSCRB)
    • Medical First Aid (MFA)
    • Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)
    • Radar Observer
    • Automated Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA)
    • Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)
    • Global Maritime Distress Safety System General Operator Certificate (GMDSS GOC)
    • Security Awareness Training
    • Bridge Resource Management (Bridge Team Management)
  4. Medical Fitness Certificate
  5. Copy of CDC  that has been validated by the National Maritime Administration issuing the book as proof of sea service
  6. Must present a valid passport as proof of identity and nationality.
  1. Over 36 months sea time required in foreign going trading vessels of 500 GT or more
  1. Over 12 months sea time required as a Navigational Watch Officer possessing FSM Third Mate CoC or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.
  1. Over at least 12 months of service as Second Mate
    OR
    Over at least 24 months of service as Third Mate
    OR
    Combination of sea time equaling 12 months of service counting half of the sea time as Third Mate
    possessing FSM Chief Mate CoC or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.
  1. Over at least 12 months of service as Chief Mate
    OR
    Combination of sea time equaling 12 months of service counting half of the sea time as Second Mate. At least 6 months must be in the grade of Chief Mate
    possessing FSM Chief Mate CoC or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (ENGINE)

  1. Certificate as Rating Forming Part of an Engineering Watch issued by a Country with which the Administrator has an undertaking.
  2. 6 months Engine Room Watch keeping
  3. Training Record Book (International Ship-owners Federation (ISF) type or approved equivalent)
  4. Photocopy of Modular Courses
    • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSCRB)
    • Medical First Aid (MFA)
    • Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)
    • Engine Resource Management
    • Security awareness training
    • Training in high voltage systems***
  5. Medical Fitness Certificate
  6. Copy of CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate)
  7. Identity document (passport)
  1. 36 months in the engine department of  foreign going trading vessels of 750 kW or more in the capacity of any Engine rating Electrician, Electro Technician officer, Electro Technical Ratings.
  1. Over at least 12 months of service as an engineering watch officer while holding an MISR-FSM Certificate as Third Assistant Engineer or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.
  1. Over at least 12 months of service as Second Assistant Engineer
    OR
    Over at least 24 months of service as Third Assistant Engineer
    OR
    Combination of service is equal to 12 months counting Third Assistant Engineer time as half
    possessing MISR-FSM Certificate as Second Assistant Engineer, or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.
  1. Over at least 12 months of service as First Assistant Engineer
    OR
    Combination of service equal to 12 months counting Second Assistant Engineer time at half  and at least 6 months having served as First Assistant Engineer
    possessing FSM Certificate as First Assistant Engineer or a foreign certificate in equivalent grade.

YACHT

  1. Candidates must first complete an approved one-week course
  2. The applicant must possess a CoC for 200GT Master – Yachts (or greater)
  3. The applicant must have completed 3 years service on vessels > 15 meters, 1 year of which must be aboard a vessel > 200 tons in the grade of Master or Mate (i.e. OICNW, OOW, Chief Mate, etc.)
  4. The applicant must have completed the following courses:
    • STCW Basic Safety Training
    • Master of Yachts 200 Tons – Unlimited Oceans
    • OOW Navigation and Radar
    • General Ships Knowledge
    • Advanced Sea Survival for Yachtsmen
    • Advanced Firefighting
    • Medical First Aid
    • Automated Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA)
    • Security Awareness Training
    • Bridge Resource Management
    • ECDIS (40-hour course)**
  1. Candidates must first complete an approved course
  2. The applicant must possess a valid STCW CoC for either:
    • STCW II/2 Master – Yachts <3000 GT (or greater) (OR)
    • STCW II/2 Master – Vessels <3000 GT (or greater)
  3. The applicant must have completed 12 months of sea service (within the last 5 Years) as follows:
    • Holders of a yacht CoC must show service aboard a vessel > 500GT in the grade of Master, 270 days of which must be actual sea service
    • Holders of a merchant vessel CoC must show service aboard a vessel > 500GT  in the grade of Master, 180 days of which must be actual sea service; or be qualified to sit for STCW Master (Unlimited) examinatio
  4. The applicant must have completed the following courses:
    • STCW Basic Safety Training (refresher)
    • Advanced Firefighting Course
    • Advanced Meteorology Course
    • Advanced Navigation Course
    • Advanced Ship Handling
    • Advanced Stability Course
    • Automated Radar Plotting Aid (ARPA)
    • Bridge Resource Management
    • Celestial Navigation
    • ECDIS (40-hour course)**
    • Human Element Leadership and management (HELM)
    • Medical First Aid
    • Marine Propulsion for the Deck Officer Course
    • Security Awareness Training
  5. Medical Fitness Certificate
  6. Identity document (passport)
  7. Passport size photo

MOBILE OFFSHORE UNIT (MOU) DECK OFFICER EXAMINATIONS

  1. 12 months of service on MOUs that includes at least 30 days of service as a  trainee under the supervision of a Ballast Control Operator
    OR
    Hold a Degree as Bachelor of Science from a recognized school of technology and have at least 30 days of service as a trainee under the supervision of a Ballast Control Operator.
  2. Advanced Fire-fighting training
  3. Stability course for Barge Supervisor or Ballast Control Operator
  4. Survival suit training course
  5. Survival craft training course (PSCRB)
  1. 24 months of service on MOUs as roustabout, derrick man, driller, barge engineer, tool pusher, rig superintendent or equivalent
    OR
    12 months service as a certificated Ballast Control Officer
    OR
    Hold a degree as Bachelor of Science from a recognized school of technology and have 12 months of actual service on MOUs as a roustabout or in another capacity
  2. Advanced Fire-fighting training
  3. Stability course for Barge Supervisor or Ballast Control Operator
  4. Survival suit training course
  5. Survival craft training course (PSCRB)
  1. 48 months of service on MOUs as roustabout, derrick man, driller, barge engineer, tool pusher, rig superintendent or equal, at least 24 months of which have been in a supervisory capacity such as driller, barge engineer, tool pusher or rig superintendent
    OR
    12 months of service as a certificated Barge Supervisor
    OR
    Hold a degree as Bachelor of Science from a recognized school of technology and have 24 months of service on drill units, 12 months of which was in a supervisory capacity.
  2. Advanced Fire-fighting training
  3. Stability course for Offshore Installation manager
  4. Survival suit training course
  5. Survival craft training course (PSCRB)
  6. Blowout prevention and well control training program for the driller or toolpusher position.

MOBILE OFFSHORE UNIT (MOU) ENGINEER OFFICER EXAMINATION

  1. 24 months of service on MOUs as roustabout or above; 12 months of which has been as a mechanic, electrician, motorman, sub-sea engineer or equivalent
    OR
    36 months of service in the machinist trade engaged in the construction or repair of diesel engines, together with 12 months of service in the capacity of mechanic, motorman, oiler or equivalent
    OR
    Hold a degree as Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, together with 6 months of service in the capacity of mechanic, electrician, motorman, sub-sea engineer or equivalent.
  2. Advanced Fire-fighting training
  1. 48 months of service on MOUs as roustabout or in a capacity above, at least 24 months of which have been as a mechanic, electrician, motorman, sub-sea engineer or equivalent
    OR
    24 months of service as a certificated Assistant Maintenance Supervisor.
  2. Advanced Fire-fighting training.