Licensing and Training

Title Issue

SCI plans overhaul of simulators in Kentucky

New technology 'will more closely mirror' contemporary wheelhouse equipment and modern vessel construction

Web Bulletin 2014

Videotel offers new 'blended' ECDIS training

The company's course, in conjunction with Safebridge, follows the new STCW Manila amendments

Web Bulletin 2014

GAO calls on MarAd to assess mariner training needs

The office says potential problems must be addressed to serve the entire maritime industry

Web Bulletin 2014

New SCI simulator offers one-on-one training

Mariners can complete assessments previously available only in large class settings or in the real world

Web Bulletin 2014

MarAd announces $7 million for maritime education

Six state academies and the Merchant Marine Academy will receive $1 million each from a program that recycles obsolete vessels

Web Bulletin 2014

Coast Guard publishes STCW NVICs on medical, training, course approval, grandfathering

The U.S. Coast Guard has published several NVICs to clarify procedures involving the recently released STCW final rule, and a public meeting is scheduled for Feb. 11

Web Bulletin 2014

NMC experiencing delays in processing credentials

The agency cites the recent government furlough and the surge in applicants seeking security endorsements by Jan. 1

Web Bulletin 2014

Coast Guard issuing separate medical certificates under STCW

All mariners with non-expired STCW endorsements are asked to update their contact information

Web Bulletin 2014
FuelGuru’s Russo: With more fuel training, mariners and fleet operators can influence diesel suppliers, save money

FuelGuru’s Russo: With more fuel training, mariners and fleet operators can influence diesel suppliers, save money

The modern diesel engines that power the professional marine trades are highly calibrated marvels of engineering, while at the same time the diesel fuel that feeds them varies considerably from fuel to fuel. A diet of the best possible diesel fuel is critical to the performance and efficiency of these modern, high performance engines.

Web Exclusive 2014

Coast Guard publishes final rule on STCW amendments

The U.S. Coast Guard has published its final rule covering recent international changes to Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping

Web Bulletin 2013
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