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Inland to Near Coastal Upgrades

Columbia Pacific Maritime offers a four-day course that will satisfy the exams requirements for the upgrade of an: OUPV Inland route to OUPV Near Coastal route. Master 25, 50, 100 or 200-ton Inland route to Master Near Coastal route with … Continue reading

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Upgrading a Merchant Mariner Credential

The USCG application process for upgrading a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) is easier than getting your original issue. Columbia Pacific Maritime (CPM) has upgrade courses to fit your needs. Upgrade courses only cover the material required for the upgrade exams. … 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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OUPV and Master Courses

USCG approved OUPV and Master courses are available twice a month during May and June. NO additional USCG exams are required at the Coast Guard after successful completion of any of our approved courses. Our courses are taught seven days … Continue reading

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SE Alaska, Straights of Juan De Fuca, Puget Sound Sea Time

Evaluation of sea service experience in SE Alaska, Straights of Juan De Fuca, and Puget Sound has gone through another change. It is now consider Near Coastal sea service for all vessels regardless of the watch system being maintained. Title … Continue reading

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How to Upgrade from Inland to Near Coastal

An Inland route covers all federally navigable Inland waters of the United States, including Puget Sound, the Straights of Juan De Fuca, SE Alaska, and the inside passage through British Columbia. The Near Coastal route is considered a superior route … Continue reading

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