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CPM Schedule Update

Because of the recent demand for our License Prep and Celestial Navigation (200-ton) courses we have added more scheduling options. The 500 / 1600-ton Inland License prep Course ($2,500) is now available to start every two weeks.  This course requires … Continue reading

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Fishing Vessel Captain

Master or Mate of Fishing Industry Vessel are licenses required by the USCG to operate commercial fishing industry vessels 200 GRT and greater. These licenses are issued with tonnage limitations of from 500 to 5,000 GRT. Fishing industry vessels less … Continue reading

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Tugboat Captain

There are three officer endorsements for towing vessels. The captain holding a Master of Towing license is the person in charge of the tugboat. The mate holding a Mate (Pilot) of Towing is the person in charge of a watch on … Continue reading

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6-pack Fishing Guide License Information

The Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel, AKA OUPV or 6-pack Captain License, is the most common US Coast Guard License held by fishing guides and small passenger vessel operators.  This license is called “6-pack” because it is limited to a … Continue reading

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Course Schedule Update

Columbia Pacific Maritime has just updated their course schedule through June 2019. Visit the schedule page to view our new schedule.  Don’t wait until you can get to a computer, our website is designed mobile-friendly, so check it our now! … 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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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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