Entry Level Jobs in the Merchant Marine

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Choose Your Path from Deck, Engine and Steward Departments Entry level jobs in the merchant marine – Part 1: Deck By Capt. Benjamin Garman, Administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy On board ships there are essentially three departments:  Deck, Engine and Steward. As you acquire sea time in each of …

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What is Sea Time and How to Get it

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Work Your Way Up with Sea Time and AB Classes Chalking up “sea time” is key to working your way up through the chain of command as a merchant mariner. Passing tests for the next rung of the ladder is the other piece needed, and that’s what we can help …

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NWMA Kicks off Weekly Podcasts

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NWMA Weekly Podcasts Offer Great Info on Northwest Maritime Academy You’ve heard of the popular TED Talks on various topics of interest. Well, now the Northwest Maritime Academy is launching its own “Ben talks” of sorts. Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, has started weekly podcasts called “NWMA …

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Northwest Maritime Academy Has Classes for You

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First Aid/CPR, Respirator Fit-Testing, Lifeboat Training & More The Northwest Maritime Academy, located appropriately in the heart of “The Maritime City” in downtown Gig Harbor Wash., is running on full steam with a slate of vital course offerings. From basic First Aid and CPR to Able Bodied Seaman classes, there …

Able Seaman Certification, and courses

Able Seaman Certification Requirements

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Able Body Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, Able Seafarer Deck Course Calendar Below With only a few exceptions a Merchant Mariner Credential  (MMC) National rating endorsement as OS or AB is required to work on all ocean going commercial vessels of greater than 100 gross tons. >> Next (AB) Able Seaman Certification Course<< Ordinary …