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Merchant Mariner's Document

Index Merchant Mariner's Document

Under the Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention, 1958, countries with a Merchant Navy or Merchant Marine require identifying credentials for their mariners. [1]

25 relations: Able seaman, Deck department, Drug test, Folded leaflet, Gross register tonnage, Identity document, Merchant Mariner Credential, Merchant navy, Merchant vessel, Ordinary seaman, Passport, Professional certification, Qualified member of the engine department, Sabotage, Sailor, Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention, 1958, STCW Convention, Transportation Worker Identification Credential, United Kingdom, United States, United States Coast Guard, United States Merchant Marine, Wiper (occupation), World War II, Z-CARD.

Able seaman

An able seaman (AB) is a naval rating of the deck department of a merchant ship with more than two years' experience at sea and considered "well acquainted with his duty".

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Deck department

The deck department is an organisational team on board naval and merchant ships.

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Drug test

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva — to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites.

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Folded leaflet

Leaflets that are folded are usually used for advertising or marketing purposes, or for information supplementary to labels.

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Gross register tonnage

Gross register tonnage (GRT, grt, g.r.t., gt) or gross registered tonnage, is a ship's total internal volume expressed in "register tons", each of which is equal to.

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Identity document

An identity document (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any document which may be used to prove a person's identity.

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Merchant Mariner Credential

The Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) is a credential issued by the United States Coast Guard in accordance with guidelines of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) to United States seafarers in order to show evidence of a mariner's qualifications.

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country.

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Merchant vessel

A merchant vessel, trading vessel or merchantman is a boat or ship that transports cargo or carries passengers for hire.

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Ordinary seaman

An ordinary seaman (OS) is a naval rating of the deck department of a ship.

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Passport

A passport is a travel document, usually issued by a country's government, that certifies the identity and nationality of its holder primarily for the purpose of international travel.

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Professional certification

Professional certification, trade certification, or professional designation, often called simply certification or qualification, is a designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task.

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Qualified member of the engine department

A Qualified Member of the Engineering Department also known as a Motorman or Junior Engineer is the seniormost rate in the engine room of a ship.

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Sabotage

Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening a polity, effort or organization through subversion, obstruction, disruption or destruction.

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Sailor

A sailor, seaman, mariner, or seafarer is a person who navigates waterborne vessels or assists as a crewmember in their operation and maintenance.

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Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention, 1958

Seafarers' Identity Documents Convention, 1958 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

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STCW Convention

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978 sets minimum qualification standards for masters, officers and watch personnel on seagoing merchant ships.

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Transportation Worker Identification Credential

The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (or TWIC) program is a Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Coast Guard initiative in the United States.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Merchant Marine

The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels.

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Wiper (occupation)

A wiper is the most junior rate in the engine room of a ship.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Z-CARD

Z-CARD is the registered trademark for a foldable invented by George McDonald when he was a travel writer and consultant for British Airways.

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Merchant mariner's document, Ordinary Seaman Certificate, Z card, Z-card.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merchant_Mariner's_Document

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