2018 Fall Meeting Dates Set!

The Maritime Education Standards Council has scheduled our 2017 Fall meeting in Martinsburg, West Virginia on November 13-15th, 2018. MESC members will meet with the U. S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center Staff all-day on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018. The USCG NMC visit will include discussion of maritime training school’s course approval, credentialing, site approvals Continue Reading »

USCG National Maritime Center (NMC) News Release

Coast Guard Regulatory Reform: [Docket No. USCG–2017–0480] Notice Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 Evaluation of Existing Coast Guard Regulations, Guidance Documents, Interpretative Documents, and Collections of Informationments, and Collections of Information ACTION: Request for comments. SUMMARY: We are seeking comments on Coast Guard regulations, guidance documents, and interpretative documents that you believe should be repealed, Continue Reading »

Notice to all Mariners Subject to STCW!

This notice issued by the NMC outines the STCW Gap Closing Requirements for all mariners subject to the STCW Convention. The notice includes the compliance deadlines for those Mariners that are affected. Please read carefully and advise your students accordingly. Download PDF Notice to all Mariners Serving on Vessels Subject to the STCW Convention The Continue Reading »