Friday, August 13, 2021
bridge of the USS Winston S. Churchill

US Navy ‘SWO Bill’ May Bring STCW To Warships

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman and Mike Gallagher introduced the Surface Warfare Officer Leadership Enhancement (SWOLE) Act that will change how navy ship drivers are trained....

August 13, 2021
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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sailors Team Up With Fort Schuyler To Offer STCW Like Training To Boaters And Kids

By John Konrad (gCaptain) The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), revolutionized training in the maritime industry by giving mariners hands on and practical safety training....

May 20, 2018
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Friday, February 1, 2013
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Evergreen Seafarer Training Center Earns ClassNK Certification for Training Courses

TAIWAN – Japanese classification society ClassNK announced today that it has certified the Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) and Engine-room Resource Management (ERM) training courses...

February 1, 2013
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Evolution of STCW, a Satire [VIDEO]

Contact the RYA, see if they have a two-man crew, preferably a dyslexic, and an artist…

February 22, 2012
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Friday, August 28, 2009

Casualty Outlook

Those of us who spend our time reading casualty reports often end up scratching our heads and muttering “Why the hell did he do that?” Mostly it’s down to a...

August 28, 2009
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Monday, November 17, 2008
Maritime Security

Poll – IMO Initiatives

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November 17, 2008
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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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