Our runs from September 2 to October 3, 2014. Successful completion of this course will provide the qualified candidate with the QMED endorsement. The next QMED class is scheduled for January 5 - February 6, 2015.
The next Engine Examination Preparation Class for all other Engine credentials meets October 27 - November 21, 2014. For more information, please call 1-800-284-4335 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crawford Nautical provides assistance to mariners trying to determine what credential they might be eligible for, what authority their current credential confers, what might be the best way to upgrade a credential. Please email us at Credential Assistance if you would like help.
Dangerous Liquid Cargo Course
With the advent of "Google Alerts" and news media hypervigilant for misfortune, the list of marine casualties seems to have grown longer in the past few years.
This is probably because in the past, maritime incidents were only newsworthy if they involved passenger deaths and/or oil spills. In fact, accidents do happen more than we think, as this log will attest.
Extension of deadlines for applications due to government shutdown.
The USCG has issued Policy Letter (No. 11-15) describing policy and forthcoming regulations allowing certain mariners without a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to acquire and renew a Merchant Mariner Credential. A more detailed description of the changes and how they affect individual mariners is available on the National Maritime Site.