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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  Tankerman refers to several endorsements or qualified ratings to Merchant Marine Documents (MMD). All Tankerman endorsements require qualifying experience, training in firefighting and cargo (dangerous liquids or liquefied gasses), and passing an exam. Endorsements include Tankerman - Person-In-Charge (Tankerman PIC), Tankerman-Engineer, Tankerman Assistant, and Tankerman - PIC (Barge). Tankerman endorsements are valid for the duration of the MMD, which is issued for 5 years. Renewal of certification requires meeting all the requirements to renew the MMD and either have recent qualifying experience or training. Further information can be found at the United States Coast Guard web site http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm and the Federal Code of Regulations (46 CFR13.109) at website http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_02/46cfr13_02.html.

License Agency:
United States Coast Guard National Maritime Center
2100 2nd St., SW
Washington DC 20593-0001
202-267-0218
http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.