46 CFR Part 12

Certification of Seaman

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Shipping and Transportation – Technical and Conforming Amendments:
Final Rule; Corrections; Last Revised 09/30/02; Effective Date 09/30/02
Final Rule; Amendments; Last Revised 09/30/04; Effective Date 09/30/04
Final Rule; Correction; Last Revised 11/23/04; Effective Date 11/23/04
Final Rule; Last Revised 10/01/12; Effective Date 10/01/12
Final Rule; Last Revised 09/30/13; Effective Date 09/30/13
Final Rule; Amendments; Last Revised 09/29/14; Effective Date 09/29/14

Training and Qualifications for Personnel on Passenger Ships:
Interim Rule; Revisions; Last Revised 10/30/02; Effective Date 01/28/03
Adoption of Final Rule; Last Revised 06/10/04; Effective Date 07/12/04

Validation of Merchant Marines’ Vital Information and Issuance of Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMDs):
Interim Rule; Revisions; Last Revised 01/06/04; Effective Date 01/06/04
Interim Rule; Correction; Last Revised 02/11/04; Effective Date 02/11/04
Final Rule; Last Revised 05/29/12; Effective Date 06/28/12

Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program Restructuring and Centralization; Correction:
Technical Amendment; Correction; Last Revised 09/19/06; Effective Date 09/20/06

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver’s License:
Final Rule; Request for Comments; Last Revised 01/25/07; Effective Date 03/26/07
Final Rule; Extension of compliance date; Last Revised 05/07/08; Effective Date 05/07/08

Consolidation of Merchant Mariner Qualification Credentials:
Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Last Revised 01/25/07; Effective Date 01/25/07
Final Rule; Last Revised 03/16/09; Effective Date 04/15/09

Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program Restructuring and Centralization:
Final Rule; Technical Amendment; Last Revised 08/21/06; Effective Date 09/20/06

Shipping; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendments:
Final Rule; Last Revised 09/29/08; Effective Date 09/29/08
Final Rule; Amendments; Last Revised 09/25/09; Effective Date 09/25/09
Final Rule: Amendments; Last Revised 07/06/16; Effective Date 07/06/16

Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, and Changes to National Endorsements:
Final Rule; Last Revised 12/24/13; Effective Date 01/23/14 and 01/24/14

Implementation of the 1995 Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978:
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Last Revised 11/17/09
Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Last Revised 03/23/10

Validation of Merchant Mariners’ Vital Information and Issuance of Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Documents (MMDs):
Notice of Intent with Request for Comments; Last Revised 06/16/11

Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments:
Final Rule; Last Revised 06/28/19; Effective Date 06/28/19