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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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Prison Terms Set In US License Scandal

A Virginia Beach man was sentenced today to 45 months in prison for mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. According to court documents, from

August 17, 2021
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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Former Mariner is Latest to Plead Guilty in Coast Guard Test-Fixing Scheme

A former mariner has pleaded guilty to charges related to her role in a scheme to take bribes to fix U.S. Coast Guard mariner credentialing test scores. U.S

March 9, 2021
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Monday, October 26, 2020
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Maritime News

Four Charged in $200K Phony Mariner Credentialing Scheme

Prosecutors in Virginia have charged four men for their respective roles in a conspiracy to sell phony Coast Guard merchant mariner credentials in Norfolk as

October 26, 2020
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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Carr: Going 50 Knots with Your Hair on Fire

By Michael Carr – “All boats, comms check, report when ready.” Three Riverine Warfare boat captains respond with “loud and clear”, and then

November 11, 2018
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Monday, January 30, 2017

Editorial – Did I Understand You Correctly?

By Captain Grant Livingstone  I have learned a lot about relationships over 30 years of marriage.  The learning curve was not easy.  Initially I

January 30, 2017
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

In Double ECDIS Failure what good is a Sextant?

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) ECDIS is becoming ubiquitous – and that is a good thing. However, as we move towards more and more vessels

May 11, 2016
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Training Forecast: Short Waves Of Terror In A Vast Sea Of Boredom

Land, a line on the radar, a steady light off the port bow. Only the radar doesn’t match the chart or compass bearing. Something is off. Drawing closer, but

April 13, 2016
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Thursday, March 3, 2016
Fishing Net Tangled With Hawser

Slipping Through The Safety Net

  By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval) The thing with Navigation Warnings is – are you sure that you have received all of the ones you might need? There are

March 3, 2016
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Friday, June 27, 2014
Maritime News

NPR Story: The Closest You Can Get To Piloting A Container Ship – LISTEN

Listen to NPR's story on simulator training at

June 27, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014
Maritime News

Maritime Professional Training’s Amy Beavers Appointed as MERPAC Vice Chair

Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio has formally appointed Amy Beavers, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance at Florida-based maritime school Maritime

April 21, 2014
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