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About Dennis

Instructor and Director at Columbia Pacific Maritime LLC

License Prep Update

License Prep is for mariners seeking National Officer Endorsements for inspected vessels greater than 200GRT, meaning tonnage limitations of 500GRT 1600GRT. My recommendation is, after receiving your approval to test letter from the Nation Maritime Center, the mariner to sign … Continue reading

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Radar Renewal Rule and Policy Published

On June 07, 2019, the Coast Guard published a final rule titled “Amendments to the Marine Radar Observer Refresher Training Regulations.” The rule amends the requirements for renewal of a radar observer endorsement for mariners who have at least one … Continue reading

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Chart-boat Captain Needed

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Charter-Boat Captain Needed

Tamera Garibaldi Charters is hiring captains. Call (305) 849-0493 OR (503) 322-0007 for more information.

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Jetboat Pilots and Deckhands Wanted Now!

Jetboat Pilots! Have fun and get paid driving for Willamette Jetboat!  Season PT positions available now.  Must have USCG license.  Jetboat Deckhand Positions! Be part of Willamette Jetboat.  Great way to get time towards a USCG license.  Must enroll in … Continue reading

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Marijuana Use Incompatible for Professional Mariners

Marijuana use remains incompatible with sea service despite changes in state laws Submitted by Suspension & Revocation National Center of Expertise Staff Every year, dangerous drug use disrupts or destroys the careers of hundreds of professional mariners, threatening safety throughout … Continue reading

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Columbia Pacific Maritime at Southwestern Oregon CC

Columbia Pacific Maritime is discussing a partnership with Southwestern Oregon Community College is Coos Bay that will bring US Coast Guard approved courses to the central and southern Oregon Coast. Look for classes to start in the fall of 2020.

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