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New Online Marine License Insurance Program

of coverage.Until now, the process of securing a marine license insurance policy involved requesting quotes, filling out lengthy applications and waiting days to receive a premium proposal before finally binding coverage.With the new Marine License Insurance Program from 360 Coverage Pros, United States Coast Guard licensed mariners can put affordable, "A+" rated coverage in place in minutes, not days.For more information visit https://www.360coveragepros.com/marine-license-insurance“Before I entered the marine insurance industry, I myself was a licensed mariner and continue to maintain

Edward Verweij (left) and Mario Gitte (right) (Photo: C-Job)

C-Job Naval Architects Appoints Gitte, Verweij

team that will run the company’s new branch office in Houston, Texas.Gitte is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and previously served as Senior Principal Engineer in the Advisory Services Group at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Mario is a graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy who prior to joining ABS worked at a shipyard in south Louisiana. In his new role, Mario will lead on current and future projects in the United States.Verweij comes from Scandia Gear, where he served as Vice President Sales. Before Scandia Gear, he held various technical and commercial

Webb Institute’s Class of 2016 at the 120th Commencement Ceremony. Pictured is, Lauren West, Michael Walker, Cody Stansky, Dylan Przelomski, Kelly O’Brien, llya Mouravieff, Brian Mills, and Jenny Lorenc. Photo credit, Kerri Allegretta (Photo: Webb Institute)

Webb Institute Holds 120th Commencement Ceremony

in thesis and mathematics.    Following commencement, Webb’s Class of 2016 will spread out across the country to begin their professional careers in the field of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Notable employers include, Bruce S. Rosenblatt & Associates, LLC, United States Coast Guard, Resolve Engineering Group, Brooklin Boat Yard, and many others

Michael Burnes (Photo: Great Lakes Group)

Great Lakes Group in 2016 Hiring Push

Operations & Compliance as well as the Fleet Captain and tug crews. I’m looking forward to learning all I can and growing with the company.”   Christoper Swenk – Marine Traffiic & Operations Assistant Christoper Swenk was a Telecommunication Specialist with the United States Coast Guard from 1997-2002 and recently returned to the maritime industry. “It’s great to be back in maritime, I’m really enjoying it and love working directly with the tug crews and Fleet Captain, and helping the company however I can.”   In addition to these new hires

CGF Announces 2016 Scholarship Opportunities

last year. We hope to continue to expand this vital effort again this year and in years to come.” For over 40 years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been committed to inspiring leadership, learning and a proud legacy of service to our nation by supporting the men of women of the United States Coast Guard. The Foundation provides higher education grants to enlisted members, reservists and their children; higher education financial support for families of Coast Guard members lost in the line of duty; and support for morale programs including funding recreation, exercise and family-oriented

US Awards Grant for Maritime Apprenticeships

we will need in the years to come," said Merritt. "We're pleased to have this opportunity to develop the curriculum and training for the next generation of marine engineers."   Foss officers will train and assess the apprentices according to the standards required by the United States Coast Guard for Tasks needed towards a USCG License. The program will be built on a proven Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch (OICNW) Apprenticeship Model. It is fully accredited, and applies to all Marine engineering levels

Thomas P. Ostebo (Photo: CLIA)

Ostebo Chosen to Head CLIA

Duffy on January 31, 2015, former CLIA president and CEO, Ostebo will oversee CLIA domestic and international operations, working directly with CLIA’s senior leadership team.    Ostebo brings more than 30 years of leadership experience to his new role, joining CLIA from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) where he served as Rear Admiral. Ostebo was most recently Director of Strategic Management, and also served as Commander for the Coast Guard 17th District and led all Coast Guard Operations in Alaska, the Arctic and North.   Tasked to lead CLIA’s work to help members

“You cannot be profitable in this industry unless you are safe. You cannot be safe unless you train,” said Morton S. Bouchard, III. (Photo: Greg Trauthwein)

Bouchard Simulation Center Opens at SUNY Maritime

M” by Dan Fitzgerald, Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP;  “Hiring and Retaining Safe Mariners in the Towing Industry” by Grace Lee, PHD, APTMetrics, and  “STCW and the Towing Industry” by James Cavo, Marine Credentialing Program Policy Division, United States Coast Guard.

Karla Baldelli

Coast Guard Foundation Hires Regional Director

Board, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church Administrative Board and the Center for Nonprofit Management. For over 40 years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been committed to inspiring leadership, learning and a proud legacy of service to our nation by supporting the men of women of the United States Coast Guard. The Foundation provides higher education grants to enlisted personnel, reservists and their children, higher education financial support for families of Coast Guard members lost in the line of duty, financial relief to Coast Guard families who have lost possessions in natural disasters

Capt. Miller is an unlimited master with decades of marine experience, including previous work for TITAN as a salvage master. (Photo courtesy of TITAN Salvage)

Miller Rejoins TITAN as Salvage Master

and unlicensed experience in the deck and engine departments on all types of vessels, including Roll-On/Roll-Off, break bulkers, tankers, tugboats, navy suppliers, freighters, container ships, offshore supply vessels and passenger vessels. He holds a master’s unlimited license from the United States Coast Guard and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.  “As a master mariner, Capt. Miller brings extensive commercial shipping experience to his salvage master experience, something not held by many salvage masters in the industry,” said Peterson. “The whole TITAN team enthusiasti

Brian Hall

Hall Joins Bouchard Transportation

,000 passengers and 9,000 crew members on a weekly basis. Prior to that, Hall worked as a Senior Ship Manager for Carnival Cruise Lines and spent four years at Golden Pass LNG Marine Terminal as a Marine Technical Superintendent and Company Security Officer. Brian Hall began his career in the United States Coast Guard and spent 21 years rising through the ranks to Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Unit in Galveston, Texas. There, Hall led all Captain of the Port, Office in Charge Marine Inspection and Federal Maritime Security Coordinator emergency and daily operations and oversaw hundreds of ship and

USMRC to Continue LNG Bunkering PIC Course

for the remainder of 2014. They will be offered as follows: August 18-22 September 8-12 October 13-17 November 10-14 December 1-5 The course is taught by subject matter experts with extensive hands-on LNG experience. The course, which is being offered ahead of any United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations governing LNG bunkering, was developed in accordance with the draft amendments to Chapter V of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) that have been approved by the International Maritime Organization

Graduates from USMMA celebrate graduation by tossing covers into the air. The class of 2014 from USMMA included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers. (U.S. Navy photo)

Howard Delivers Commencement Address at Kings Point

is one of the five federal service academies. The school is funded by the Department of Transportation and has a mission to educate and graduate licensed Merchant Marine officers. Graduates from USMMA receive a Bachelor of Science Degree, an unlimited merchant marine officer license from the United States Coast Guard, and an officer's commission in one of the branches of the military. In return for the federal scholarship each graduate is required to choose to either serve as a Merchant Marine Officer while concurrently serving in any branch of the U.S. military in the reserves for five years, or

GAO: U.S. Can Do Better on Arctic Policy

into the Wild West. It is imperative that we avoid that scenario. Accordingly, the United States should demonstrate purposeful leadership within the Arctic Council to advance U.S. interests and obligations. We should also ensure that federal agencies involved in the Arctic, especially the United States Coast Guard, have a coordinated game plan and sufficient resources to meet these challenges,” Congressman Garamendi said. “This GAO report underlines and highlights the core threat to America’s future as an Arctic nation: we’re late in carrying out a needed path ahead and

A previous intern at work: Photo courtesy of MATE

MATE Center Offers At-Sea Technical Internships

Interns in the At-Sea Technical Internship Program work as marine technicians aboard sea-going research vessels that are part of the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS), the United States Coast Guard, and the Ocean Exploration Trust. The MATE Center and the University National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS) are accepting applications for the 2014 MATE/UNOLS six-month internship through December 2, 2013. Applicants must be ready to enter the job market in the field of marine technology with academic studies complete or near complete. This is an incredible opportunity

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