Archive of: Recent Highlights

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Allegretti: AWO publishes best practices for mariner licensing, medical standards

Allegretti: AWO publishes best practices for mariner licensing, medical standards

Web Exclusive 2012
Clawson: Mariners should be trained in STCW’s mandated rest hours even before U.S. implementation

Clawson: Mariners should be trained in STCW’s mandated rest hours even before U.S. implementation

Web Exclusive 2012

Conversations: Interview with Capt. Ernest J. Fink

Web Exclusive 2012

Coast Guard to resume posting full archive of mariner exam questions

After a two-year hiatus, the U.S. Coast Guard has decided to put its full database of mariner examination questions back up on the Web.

Web Exclusive 2012
Kakuska: NMC’s sea-time evaluations need improvement

Kakuska: NMC’s sea-time evaluations need improvement

Why has the evaluation of sea service become so complicated and how do we fix it?

Web Exclusive 2012
License denials soar as NMC scrutinizes medical evaluations

License denials soar as NMC scrutinizes medical evaluations

The number of mariners who fail their medical evaluations has more than tripled over the past two years as the National Maritime Center (NMC) staffed up its expanded medical division.

August 2012
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