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Tugboat Captain License

The captain of a tugboat must hold a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) National Officer Endorsement as Master of Towing. The following describes the mainstream path established in the federal regulations to advance from deckhand to Master of Towing. Apprentice Mate (steersman) of Towing requires … Continue reading

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Captain’s Course Starts Monday, January 14, 2019

Call (503) 841-6066 to get in on the next round of captain license courses starting at Columbia Pacific Maritime. OUPV Jan 14 to 21 / $1050. Master 100-ton Jan 14 to 23 / $1,250. Master / Mate 200-ton Jan 14 … Continue reading

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Pacific NW Sportsman Show

Look for Columbia Pacific Maritime at the 2019 Pacific NW Sportsman Show. Booth #1254, one aisle east of the fly-casting pond. We will be answering questions about the Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) license process, and the courses that we offer … Continue reading

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2019 Schedule

Our winter schedule (January through March) 2019 has our most popular courses scheduled every two weeks; and Radar, ARPA, Celestial Navigation, and license prep lab scheduled once a month.. Please visit Columbia Pacific Maritime Schedule page or call (503) 841-6066 … Continue reading

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Mission Statement

It is the mission of Columbia Pacific Maritime to provide frequently scheduled professional training courses for mariners seeking Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) National Deck Endorsements. At Columbia Pacific Maritime we are more concerned about providing the mariner with frequent scheduling … Continue reading

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Fall 2018 Course Schedule

At Columbia Pacific Maritime we are more interested in providing schedule options to the mariners we serve than having every class scheduled full. Our guarantee is that we will never cancel a class due to low enrollment. The school opens … Continue reading

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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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