Upgrade Master 100 Tons to 200 Tons (Near Coastal)

This 56- hour course covers the required theory, assessments and examinations for upgrade from a Master 100 gross tons license to Master 200 gross tons license.  The course is approved in lieu of examination by the U.S. Coast Guard.


The course is delivered over a seven day schedule. Topics Include: Coastal Navigation, Advanced Navigation Topics, Navigation Rules, Watchstanding, Shiphandling, Maritime Law, Pollution, Marlinspike Seamanship and Safety.


Required Materials:

·         Plotting Tools (Dividers, Parallel Ruler, Triangles)

·         Calculator (TI-30 or TI-36)

·         Pencils and erasers

·         Training Charts are provided by NMI


Co-Requisites / Suggested Courses:


Licensing Requirements:

  • TWIC Card
  • Physical Exam & Drug Test
  • Coast Guard Evaluation and Licensing Fees

For information regarding course dates, please contact our Registration Office.

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NOREMI -526) course and presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner endorsement from Master not more than 100 gross registered tons (or self-propelled vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons) Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters to Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 200 gross tons Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters.  The course completion certificate issued upon successful completion of this course is valid for one application which results in the issuance of an endorsement(s) and may not be used for future application transactions.

PRICE: $1,925.00 USD