The National Maritime Center issued the following news release on September 8. It can also be viewed here.
Merchant Mariner Credential Sample Examinations
Section 315 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 requires the agency to make sample
merchant mariner credential examinations and an outline of examination topics readily
available to the public.
The Coast Guard originally published the topics and sample exams on the National Maritime
Center (NMC) website in August 2016. It is our intent to refresh the sample exams annually. A
new set of exams is being posted on the NMC website on or around September 7th. The sample
exams and topic outlines can be found by selecting “Sample Exams” on the Examinations page
of the website.
If you have questions or feedback regarding the sample exams, please contact the NMC by
using our Online Chat or Ticketing System, by e-mailing IASKNMC@uscg.mil, or by calling
/K. R. Martin/
Kirsten R. Martin
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard
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