Tag Archives: Columbia Pacific Maritime

Classes in Coos Bay are going well

Columbia Pacific Maritime is operating at 50% capacity to continue to serve the essential maritime industry during this pandemic. Operating with a maximum of 9 students per class we are able to following the national guidelines for health and safety. … Continue reading

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Classes in Coos Bay start May 4, 2020

The new classroom located in room 207 of the Newmark Center on the Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Campus is setup and ready for students. The OUPV / Master class starting on May 4 is full (9 students during the … Continue reading

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Procedures for Preventing the spreading of viruses

Effective May 1, 2020 Columbia Pacific Maritime has adopted the following procedures for precenting the spreading of viruses. Merchant Mariners and the Merchant Fleet have been identified as essential to the transportation industry and National Security. As an approved school … Continue reading

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Columbia Pacific Maritime April (2020) Newsletter

Columbia Pacific Maritime (CPM) will be closed for the month of April in order to relocate the school from Portland to the Newmark Center of Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) in Coos Bay, Oregon. Classes are scheduled to start at … Continue reading

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Why is CPM Relocating to Coos Bay?

There are several reasons why Columbia Pacific Maritime (CPM) is relocating to Coos Bay, the first of which is to better serve the Maritime Industry. By partnering with South Western Oregon Community College (SWOCC) in Coos Bay CPM will be … Continue reading

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Renewal of Towing Officer Endorsements

Recent changes to federal regulations have resulted in some changes to the renewal requirements for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Towing Officer Endorsements. 46 CFR 10.227 Requirements for renewal paragraph (e)(6) states that: An applicant for renewal of an endorsement as … Continue reading

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Radar Observer Endorsement Question

The question is “Does the Radar Observer Endorsement still need to be renewed?” The answer is YES, a Radar Observer Endorsement is still required to be renewed every five-years to keep the endorsement on your Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC). What … Continue reading

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