Archive of: Licensing & Training Articles

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Coast Guard to reimburse spouses for state license, certification costs

The change applies for expenses due to the transfer of an active-duty service member

Web Bulletin 2019

NMRA offering new scholarship for 2018

Applications are open to outstanding students pursuing a maritime education and career

Web Bulletin 2018

Coast Guard Foundation provides 166 new scholarships for 2017

In 27 years, the foundation has awarded more than $4.7 million

Web Bulletin 2017

Coast Guard now accepting tankerman-on-tow applications

A new checklist and sample sea service letter are available on the NMC website

Web Bulletin 2017

San Jacinto opens new Kongsberg simulation suite

The engine room simulator joins three full-mission bridge simulators at the college

Web Bulletin 2017

USMMA dean to lead MarAd education and training

Dr. Shashi Kumar has served as the academic leader at Kings Point since 2007

Web Bulletin 2015

Total Marine Solutions expands environmental compliance training

The company offers 'Culture of Compliance' in response to growing industry challenges

Web Bulletin 2015

NMC: More mariners fail to disclose their past criminal convictions

There was a significant increase last year in the number of fraudulent applications sent to the National Maritime Center (NMC) for merchant mariner credentials.

February 2015
STCW mariners to receive mandatory leadership training

STCW mariners to receive mandatory leadership training

In a conference room surrounded by a half-dozen captains and mates, Capt. Scott Conway leads a discussion of leadership needs aboard their vessels — and what can go wrong when communication is poor.

August 2014
STCW mariners will need to renew some fire training ashore

STCW mariners will need to renew some fire training ashore

A blaze is raging inside a tanker’s engine space. Two teams of mariners prepare to enter. A pair of fire hoses are at the ready.

May 2014
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