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Academy Dives into Pacific Marine Expo

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Northwest Maritime Academy staff participated in the Pacific Marine Expo last week and enjoyed pressing the flesh with some interesting players in the commercial maritime industry. Pacific Marine Expo is the largest commercial marine trade show on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California Below is video …

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NWMA Weekly Speaks to Greenhorns

Kerrie Clos Able Seaman AB Training Course, Boater Safety Training, Course Assistance, CPR/AED, Davit Operations, Fast Rescue Boat Training, First Aid CPR & AED Classes, FRB, Lifeboat Drills, Lifeboat Safety Training, Mariner Resources, News, OUPV 100 Tons Captains Course, PSC Ltd., PSCRB, STCW Training Courses Leave a Comment

NWMA Weekly Starts New Series on Tips for Greenhorns The Northwest Maritime Academy is all about helping launch careers in the Merchant Marine. From training courses to weekly podcasts chock-full of good information every seaman needs to know, the academy makes it easy sailing for greenhorns starting out in the …

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Deck Tools for Every Deckhand

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NWMA Weekly Podcast Episode 15: Handy Tools Needed on Deck From standard folding to fixed-blade straight and serrated knives, Capt. Benjamin Garman goes over the deck tools every deckhand should have in his or her tool belt in his latest NWMA Weekly podcast. Watch below as Capt. Ben, Northwest Maritime …

Why Choose Northwest Maritime Academy?

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Real-life Training Situations, Flexibility Set NWMA Apart Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, outlines a few key features that make his school the best choice for maritime industry training. It comes down to equipment and flexibility, he tells his audience in his latest “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Episode …

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Podcast Covers Cold Water Rescue

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Watch Episode 11 of NWMA Weekly:  Cold Water Rescue Capt. Benjamin Garman, of the Northwest Maritime Academy (left), and Chance Busey, videographer and assistant marketing director at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, discuss a topic of particular importance to boaters in chilly Pacific Northwest waters. Watch their latest podcast below …

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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 …