Author Archives: Dennis

About Dennis

Instructor and Director at Columbia Pacific Maritime LLC

Great Opportunity

The Miss Linda is operated as an uninspected 12-passenger vessel out of Charleston, Oregon. The vessel is actively chartered as a research vessel along the entire west coast of the United States. The owner, Bob Pedro, is looking to retire … Continue reading

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Course Updates

Columbia Pacific Maritime offers the following upgrade courses once a month over the summer, July through September and twice a month October through June.  The upgrade course is 4-days, Thursday through Sunday, and costs $650. This course will satisfy the … Continue reading

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UnCruise Adventures is hiring License Deckhands

At UnCruise Adventures, we are gearing up for shipyard, fill-in work this Alaska summer season and looking forward to the winter sailing season. We are now hiring Licensed Deckhands! I have attached a flyer if you would like to post … Continue reading

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Experience Alaska This Summer with Wild Alaska Cruises!

Position open: Engineer/Mechanic/Deckhand Wild Alaska Cruises actively seeks an Engineer/Mechanic/Deckhand (EMD) with an appreciation for the natural world and a yearning to experience the true wilderness of Alaska’s Inside Passage. The successful candidate will receive: Excellent compensation and gratuities. Opportunity … Continue reading

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New 719 Coast Guard Forms Available

On Friday, June 1 the US Coast Guard updated the 719 series forms required for Merchant Mariner Credentials. These forms are available on the Application Help page of my website: http://www.ColumbiaPacificMaritime,com The US Coast Guard will be accepting the old … Continue reading

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Inland Captain Needed

An Inland Captain is needed for the BrewBarge that operates on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. I have been told my people who have done it that this is one of the most fun jobs they have done. Contact … Continue reading

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Know Your License

You should be aware of what your Merchant Marriner Credential says and know what it means. It makes a big difference to future upgrades. If your route is “Inland” than you can upgrade to Near Coastal by completing partial exams, … Continue reading

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