Pacific Marine Expo

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

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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 …

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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Train the Trainer Class Coming Up

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Northwest Maritime Academy Offers ‘Training Trainers’ Class  Seattle Maritime Academy, Ballard, WA ~ Dec. 3-7, 2018 Mariners, here’s your chance to get in on a class that can mean extra income between sea assignments. It can be difficult to come across this one because you need it only once in …

Moving Up the Chain of Command

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NWMA Weekly Episode 5: More Tips on Moving Up the Chain of Command By Capt. Benjamin Garman, Administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy This week on our NWMA Weekly podcast we continue to talk about how to work your way up the chain of command in the United States Merchant …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

New Generation Training

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New Generation Lifeboat Hook Training is Essential When new equipment of any kind is installed on a ship a prudent ship owner would take the necessary steps to train their crew in its proper use. In the case of the new generation lifeboat hooks where do we look for such …