Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Bad Fish Takes Down Bulk Carrier Crew

The U.S. Coast Guard reported on Saturday a pair of Puerto Rico-based doctors were transported aboard the 680-foot Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Agapi S via

November 1, 2014
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Changes to Coast Guard medical form cause problems for merchant mariners

Changes to Coast Guard medical form cause problems for merchant mariners

The National Maritime Center has been making unannounced changes to the Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report form needed for the application

May 18, 2011
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Saturday, April 30, 2011
Changes to medical processing at the National Maritime Center

Changes to medical processing at the National Maritime Center

On April 12th, the USCG came out with a bulletin from the National Maritime Center (NMC) announcing several changes to the Mariner Medical Evaluations

April 30, 2011
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Friday, December 31, 2010
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The Cure For Color Blindness – Via Apple

This post pertains to almost none of our readers. Why? Because being color blind precludes you from working on ships (at least as a deckie). Dan Kaminsky fills

December 31, 2010
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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Maritime Medical Evacuation And Rescue At Sea – Global Rescue Maritime

Last week we brought you information on marine license insurance and in our continuing quest to look at non-traditional protection available to mariners we

December 9, 2008
Total Views: 148

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Wakeup Call: The Road to STCW Compliance Starts to Get Bumpy…

Editorial Note: Being actively sailing mariners, the editorial team at gCaptain is concerned by recent changes to US Coast Guard policy on the licensing of

September 25, 2008
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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Medical Disclosure – John Cota Faces New Charges

BYM Marine and Maritime news is reporting: A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging John Joseph Cota, a U.S. Coast Guard and California

April 23, 2008
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Saturday, January 19, 2008

Cosco Busan Pilot’s Medical Records Questioned

Cosco Busan Photo by Noah Berger/Associated PressOctober 15th 2003 the Staten Island ferry crashed into a concrete pier killing eleven people and leaving 71

January 19, 2008
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