Maybe you guys can help me understand what is going on.
I hold a 100 ton master, 200 ton mate, 3rd Mate Unlimited and all of which are NC.
I recently turned in some certificates for classes that I have taken and I didn’t receive what I expected. I turned in ECDIS, ARPA, Proficiency in Survival Craft, The NVIC for the managerial thing that mates can do in lieu of the class ( I cant for the life of me remember what it is called). I put on the application that I was submitting to remove a limitation that I had on my lifeboatman endorsement, ARPA, ECDIS, and to remove the “Not valid after December 31, 2016” . I was under the impression that the courses and assessments that I turned in would remove these restrictions.
After getting an initial package of stickers from the Coast Guard, I found that these were not removed. So I called them and asked them what was going on. They said it could be reviewed and they would let me know of the outcome. So now I just received an Email from the USCG stating that my new documents were being mailed out. I checked the website to see what was being sent and it seems to be the same thing that they sent me previously which is no different than what I hold now? The website states that I will have the following:
100 ton master , not valid after December 31, 2016, not valid for ECDIS equipped vessels after December 31, 2016 ( I understand that I havent taken the masters management class but why the ecdis restriction?)
I will attach screenshots so someone can see if I am maybe missing something here. I understand the limitation on the masters license as I havent taken the Leadership and Management class required. The others, I do not understand.
Thanks everyone, if I am missing something or I need to take more classes to remove some of this please lead me in the right direction. I want to remove as many restrictions as I can.
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I also cannot tell if my screenshots are showing up on that post? Oh well