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Radar Renewal Requirement Changes

The USCG is in the process of changing the federal regulations for the requirement of renewing a Radar Observer Endorsement. The proposed regulations were submitted for public comment last year and are currently being modified into the final rule. The … 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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Radar Observer Courses

Dedicated Radar Renewal station means that our One-day Radar Renewal course is available seven-days a week. The cost is $250 and the course will satisfy the requirements for the renewal of any radar observer endorsement. We offer three radar observer … Continue reading

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Radar Renewal – 7 days a week

Radar Renewals at Columbia Pacific Maritime are available seven-days a week again. We have recently purchased a fourth PC radar simulator that is dedicated to Radar Renewals only. Our one-day USCG approved Radar Recertification course includes both instruction and examination … 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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Radar Observer Information

Recent changes in federal regulations have changed the Radar Observer endorsement from a license requirement to a manning requirement. Title 46 CFR 11.815 states: All deck officers, including the master, on towing vessels greater than 26 feet and inspected vessels … Continue reading

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