Category Archives: School News

Fall Schedule 2017

Good Morning! The school is open this morning on our regular fall schedule. This means that we are scheduling classes seven days a week with OUPV, Master, AB, and Radar classes starting every other week. Here is what we offer. … Continue reading

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CPM Radar School

Columbia Pacific Maritime Radar School offers a full line-up of radar classes that are USCG approved for meeting both the National and STCW requirements as amended 2010. All our radar classes are scheduled twice a month most months, with the … Continue reading

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500/1600 ton License Prep Course

We offer a 500/1600 ton┬áLicense Prep class for mariners seeking National Officer Endorsements that require examination at a USCG Regional Exam Center (REC). The cost of this course is $1,500 and the mariner has one-year to complete the course and … Continue reading

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Tug AB needed

Olympic Tug and Barge in Seattle is looking for an AB. Click here for more information >> AB is a journeyman deckhand position required for seagoing vessels greater than 100 GRT. Holding a Master, Mate, or OUPV does not qualify … Continue reading

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Sportsman’s Show

The school will be open with reduced staffing through Friday, and closed Saturday and Sunday for the Pacific NW Sportsman’s Show. Stop by our booth and pick a free gift; register and pay the deposit for a class and get … Continue reading

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More IS Really Better!

I was concerned about student success when going from a small 6-student classroom to the larger 12-student classroom. What I have learned is that MORE REALLY IS BETTER! The secrete to a successful class is getting students to ask questions. … Continue reading

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Radar Observer Endorsement: What is it and who need it

Title 46 CFR 11.480 establishes the Radar Observer Endorsement as an MMC National Officer endorsement. It may be issued with any of three routes: Radar Observer (Unlimited) is valid on any waters. Radar Observer (Inland and Gulf Coast Intercoastal Waterways) … Continue reading

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