Author Archives: Dennis

About Dennis

Instructor and Director at Columbia Pacific Maritime LLC

500/1600 License Prep Course Re-structure

In an effort to better serve our mariners Columbia Pacific Maritime has re-structured the 500/1600-ton License Prep Course into three units. A mariner may take one or more units, depending on their individual needs. We will continue to honor our … Continue reading

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Un-Cruise is Hiring for the 2019 Season!

UnCruise Adventures is now hiring Chief Mates, 2nd Mate, and Licensed Deckhands for the summer 2019 season in Alaska! Applications are reviewed as they come in and qualified candidates will be contacted in approximately two weeks. Click on this link for more information … Continue reading

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Inland to Near Coastal Upgrades

Columbia Pacific Maritime offers a four-day course that will satisfy the exams requirements for the upgrade of an: OUPV Inland route to OUPV Near Coastal route. Master 25, 50, 100 or 200-ton Inland route to Master Near Coastal route with … Continue reading

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Alaska Salmon Fishing Guide Job

Salt water salmon fishing guide position in Ketchikan Alaska.  We are looking for a USCG licensed six pack or greater  guide for 2019 summer season.  Position is for a single handed operation of a 37′ charter vessel providing half day … Continue reading

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UnCruise Adventures is Hiring for Summer Alaska Season

UnCruise Adventures is hiring Deckhands–Licensed & Assistant Engineers for summer in Alaska! We are reviewing applications as they come in and contacting qualified candidates within two weeks. Our sailing season starts between March and April and goes through September. Interested applicants should apply online: www.uncruise.com/careers.

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Upgrading a Merchant Mariner Credential

The USCG application process for upgrading a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) is easier than getting your original issue. Columbia Pacific Maritime (CPM) has upgrade courses to fit your needs. Upgrade courses only cover the material required for the upgrade exams. … Continue reading

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Radar Renewal Requirement Changes

The USCG is in the process of changing the federal regulations for the requirement of renewing a Radar Observer Endorsement. The proposed regulations were submitted for public comment last year and are currently being modified into the final rule. The … Continue reading

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