46 CFR Part 15

Manning Requirements

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Implementation of Vessel Security Officer Training and Certification Requirements – International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as Amended:
Interim Rule; Request for Comments; Last Revised 05/20/08; Effective Date 06/19/08

Safety of Uniptected Towing Vessels Under the Passenger Vessel Safety Acto fo 1993 (PVSA):
Final Rule; Revisions; Last Revised 05/15/02; Effective Date 06/14/02

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

Shipping and Transportation; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendments:
Final Rule; Amendments; Last Revised 09/30/04; Effective Date 09/30/04

Final Rule; Amendments; Last Revised 09/25/09; Effective Date 09/25/09
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

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

Training and Service Requirements for Merchant Marine Officers:
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Last Revised 09/17/07; Effective Date 09/17/07
Final Rule; Last Revised 09/11/08; Effective Date 10/14/08

Shipping; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendments:
Final Rule; Correction; Last Revised 09/21/07; Effective Date 09/21/07
Final Rule; Last Revised 09/29/08; Effective Date 09/29/08
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

Offshore Supply Vessels, Towing Vessel, and Barge Engine Rating Watches:
Direct Final Rule; Last Revised 10/26/15; Effective Date 01/25/16

Inspection of Towing Vessels:
Final Rule: Last Revised 06/20/16; Effective Date 07/20/16

Amendments to the Marine Radar Observer Refresher Training Regulations:
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; Last Revised 06/11/18
Final Rule; Last Revised 06/07/19; Effective Date 07/22/19

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