>Updated Merchant Mariner Medical Evaluation Report Forms

>On Oct. 30, the Coast Guard National Maritime Center (NMC) issued a notice stating that it has released revised versions of the Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report form (CG-719 K, Revision 01-09) and the Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings form (CG-719 K/E, Revision 01-09) to facilitate obtaining objective medical information for use in evaluating merchant mariner credential applications. These forms are now available for voluntary use until Dec. 31, 2009. All physical exams completed on or after Jan. 1, 2010 must be documented on Revision 01-09.