Friday, June 7, 2019
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U.S. Coast Guard Loosens Radar Renewal Requirements for Experienced Mariners

The U.S. Coast Guard has published a final rule amending the requirements for renewal of a radar observer endorsement, making refresher courses no longer required for mariners who meet certain...

June 7, 2019
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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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President Trump Signs Order to Help Veterans Transition Into U.S. Merchant Marine

U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order Monday supporting transition of active duty service members and veterans into the United States Merchant Marine.  Under the order, it will...

March 5, 2019
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Friday, July 1, 2011
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USCG announces big changes for prospective hawespipers…

Figures the Coast Guard would drop this news right before the holiday weekend.  Thanks to our friends on watch in the Gulf of Mexico who gave us the heads-up… AS...

July 1, 2011
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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 for the Merchant Mariner Credential.  According to AMO...

May 18, 2011
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Saturday, April 30, 2011

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 Division.  These changes were made with...

April 30, 2011
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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Evolution Of Security – A Blog By TSA

In an unusual turn of events the TSA (United States’ Transportation Security Agency) has launched a blog! While the review on NPR‘s show “On The Media” was positive, with the...

February 16, 2008
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Where is my license? NMC / REC Delay Chart

For those mariners awaiting license review at the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center ( USCG NMC ) here’s a breakdown of the status of all applications. Capt. David Stalfort has...

November 14, 2007
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Thursday, October 25, 2007

NMC Newsletter Subscriptions Announced

The USCG just announced efficiency newsletters from the National Maritime Center. They tell us: The Coast Guard maintains an active public and industry awareness outreach program aimed at communicating information...

October 25, 2007
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