Credential Terms and Definitions
Catergories Terms Descriptions
Credential Able Seaman-Limited Need definition
Credential Certificate of Registry Need definition
Credential Document of Continuity A document issued to allow mariners to place their credential
Credential Duplicate Re-issuance of an existing credential due to loss, theft or destruction with no change in officer/rating endorsements or expiration date. There is no fee charged for the issuance of a duplicate credential lost as a result of a marine casualty.
Credential IO Investigating Officer
Credential License Need definition
Credential Mariner License Document (MLD) Mariner License Document
Credential Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) The credential issued by the U. S. Coast Guard under Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 10. It combines the individual merchant mariner's document, license and certificate of registry as well as the STCW endorsement into a single credential that serves as the mariner's qualification document, certificate of identification and certificate of service.
Credential Merchant Mariner Document (MMD) Merchant Mariner Document - need def, not reiteration
Credential MLD Mariner License Document
Credential MMC A Merchant Mariner Credential is issued by the U. S. Coast Guard under Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 10. It combines the individual Merchant Mariner's Document, license and certificate of registry as well as the STCW endorsement into a single credential that serves as the mariner's qualification document, certificate of identification and certificate of service.
Credential MMD Merchant Mariner Document
Credential Original First issuance of an MMC. An original MMC is valid for a term of five years from the date of issuance.
Credential POC Proof Of Cure
Credential Raise of Grade An increase in the level of authority and responsibility associated with an officer or rating endorsement.
Credential Reference Number Unique set of numbers to identify a mariner within the NMC.
Credential Renewal Issuance of a subsequent credential with no change in officer and/or rating endorsement(s). A renewed MMC is valid for a term of five years from the date of issuance. An MMC may be renewed at any time during its validity and up to one year after expiration.
Credential RIG Raise in Grade - should also include ROG since the CFR calls it that
Credential SIO Senior Investigating Officer
Credential Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Transportation Worker Identification Credential