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(03-15) Fishing Vessel Engineers

March 12, 2015: This policy letter was issued to clarify long-standing confusion on the credential requirements for engineers on Uninspected Fishing Vessels.  In the past, the phrase “. . . an individual engaged or employed to perform the duties of chief engineer . . . ” has been variously interpreted, sometimes in ways that suggest the […]

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“Recency” & Military Personnel

October 16, 2015: CG-CVC Policy Letter No. 15-03 significantly changes the “recency” requirements for uniformed service personnel.  Effective immediately, National Officer endorsements will be issued to otherwise eligible applicants who have 90 days of qualified service on vessels of the uniformed services within the 7-year period immediately preceding application.  This change only applies to applicants […]

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