Author Archives: Dennis

About Dennis

Instructor and Director at Columbia Pacific Maritime LLC

American Queen Steamboats is Hiring

A Deckhand with EMT certification is need for the American Empress on the Columbia River. The position is a 4-week on and 2-week off rotation. For more information contact Jake Baird at (360) 713-8581 or email to: JBaird@aqsc.com

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Un-Cruise is Hiring

UnCruise is hiring Licensed Deckhands for their passenger vessels in SE Alaska. Click here for more information >>

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Short Notice Towing Job

Lee Hanson is looking for a deckhand or mate of towing to work on his tug engaged in dive and salvage operations. This is short notice, he needs someone to fill the position by June 20th; so my guess is that … Continue reading

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Entry Level Position Available

American Queen Steamboat Company has an opening for an entry level deckhand. Click here for more information ->

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Flexible Scheduling

Flexible scheduling is now available for the OUPV and Master 100 ton courses. If you find it difficult to schedule eight to ten consecutive days to take the OUPV or Master class you now have the opportunity to complete the … Continue reading

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Do You Need a TWIC?

USCG Policy Letter 11-15 states who is not required to enroll in the TWIC program. The short answer is two part. If you have NEVER enrolled in the TWIC program than you will need to enroll in it for the original … Continue reading

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How to Get a Captain License

Getting a professional mariner license, AKA Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), is not a spontaneous action; it is a process that requires planning and perseverance. The application that you present to the Coast Guard will consist of several CG 719 series forms, along with … Continue reading

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