USCG Guidance by Year

The following material has been provided for the purpose of establishing the minimum subject material for maritime courses to be submitted to the US Coast Guard for approval. Additional subjects will be added as they are developed.

 
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
USCG 2007 guidance documents listing document number, document title, action, and document referenced. Links are to PDF files.
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02-07 US Coast Guard Personnel Substituting Module 054XX Fore Initial Deck Watch Officer Exam (DWINTO)    
USCG 2006 guidance documents listing document number, document title, action, and document referenced. Links are to PDF files.
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02-06 Photographs for Merchant Mariner's documents (MMDS) and certificates issued under the international convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping,1978, as amended (STCW). Superseded by regulation change and incorporated into TWIC process 46 CFR 12.25
03-06 Background Reviews of applicants for Merchant Mariner's Credentials    
04-06 Services To Mariners At Regional Examination Center (REC) Remote Location Or By REC Traveling Examination Teams Superseded by regulation change 46 CFR 10.209
USCG 2005 guidance documents listing document number, document title, action, and document referenced. Links are to PDF files.
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01-05 Issuance of Merchant Mariners' Documents (MMDS) to Cadets Attending a Maritime Academy. Superseded by regulation change 74 FR 59354
02-05 Demonstrations of Competence in Visual Communications (Flashing Light)    
03-05 Change 1 to NMC Policy Letter 08-02 Cancelled by subsequent policy NMC Guidance Document 01-06, Change 2 to NMC Policy Letter 08-02
04-05 Maritime Academy Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) For License Applications And Examinations Replaced by MMS 71 FR 48480-01
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USCG 2004 guidance documents listing document number, document title, action, and document referenced. Links are to PDF files.
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03-04 Drug Testing