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 …

Coast Guard delays enforcement of STCW changes until July 1

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Mar 27, 2017 02:54 PM BY ​KIMBERLY A. CARTER / PROFESSIONAL MARINER The U.S. Coast Guard has extended the deadline for attaining the required credential to sail aboard vessels subject to the 2010 amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) from Jan. 1 …

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Merchant Mariner Credential Processing Delays

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Merchant Mariner Credential Processing Delays The National Maritime Center (NMC) is experiencing a higher than average volume of applications for this time of the year. With Hurricane Matthew passing through Florida and South Carolina in October, both REC Miami and REC Charleston are still recovering from excessive inventories. Additionally, the …