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3000ton OSV endorsement??

Discussion in 'Licensing & Education' started by Chris W, Nov 30, 2012.

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  1. Chris W

    Chris W Member

    Jan 15, 2008
    stuart florida
    sitting the USCG tests to upgrade my ticket to 1600ton near coastal/3000ton ITC. a buddy of mine showed me his uscg 500ton ticket and he has an endorsement printed right on it for 3000ton OSV.he said to make sure i ask for this as well as it wont be added unless i request it.. anybody know anything about this? isnt an OSV simply a type of vessel? never heard of this,but would like to get all i can in the way of endorsements.anything else i should know? any other websites for more info that anyone knows of? thanks in advance..
  2. CaptPKilbride

    CaptPKilbride Senior Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    Live in Maine, work in the Gulf of Mexico

    The 3000 OSV endorsement he has on his 500 GRT Masters is a trade restricted endorsement limited to near coastal domestic waters.

    When you get your 1600 GRT license you will also have a 3000 GT (ITC) endorsement, which covers you for working on OSV's, or any other vessel.