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FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit

Many mariners operating inspected vessels or doing international voyages may be required to have an MROP (Marine Radio Operators Permit)

Qualifications

  • Legal resident of (or otherwise eligible for employment in) the United States
  • Able to receive and transmit spoken messages in English
  • Pass a written 24 question exam (a bank of questions supplied by the schoo

Marine Radio Operator’s Permit is Required On:

  • All vessels with a length of 65 feet or more
  • All inspected vessels carrying passengers for hire
  • All vessels subject to the Radiotelephone Act
  • All towing vessels 26 feet and over

Upcoming Classes

2018 COURSES 

September

10-22 OUPV Captains License (Nights / Weekend) $800 

23-27 STCW Basic Training (5 Days) $1200

24-28 Upgrade To Master (5 Nights) $300

29 Sail / Tow Endorsements (8-12) (1-5) $125

October

22-Nov 3 OUPV Captains License (Nights / Weekend) $800

22-26 STCW Basic Training (5 Days) $1200

October St. Croix

15-25 OUPV Captains License ST. CROIX $900 

24-28 Upgrade To Master  ST. CROIX  $400

29 Sail / Tow Endorsements  ST. CROIX 

(More Dates Coming Soon)

Dates Subject to Change

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Training Flow Chart

Certifications Required for Crew-

Working on 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-add TWIC (from TSA) if entering secure port areas in US & BVI

Working on 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

Working On Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add TWIC (from TSA)

Additional: Helpful but not required by Law

-STCW Crisis Management

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278

Certifications Required for Captains-

Operating 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-USCG OUPV Near Coastal License

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit

-TWIC Card (TSA.gov)

Operating 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-Add: Master Upgrade to 50 or 100 Gross Ton Master Near Coastal

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

-add: BVI Boatmaster License (from BVI Shipping)

-add: STCW Endorsement on License II/3

Operating Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

Same as above and

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add: STCW Crisis Management

-add: Vessel Security Officer

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278