Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV)


None at this time.



STCW Requirements

A mariner who successfully completes the course within 1 year of application will satisfy the professional examination requirements for a national officer endorsement as OUPV near coastal, inland, orGreat Lakes and inland.


  • 18 or older

  • 360 days underway experience, 90 of which must be in the last three years

  • Physical, drug test and eye exam

  • Valid CPR/first aid card from the American Red Cross, Heart Association or U.S. Coast Guard-approved course

  • Completion of U.S. Coast Guard exam or an approved course

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC card)

This 54-hour course satisfies requirements to be a national officer as OUPV near-coastal, inland, or Great Lakes and inland.


Email pet@sunymaritime.edu or call (718) 409-7341.