Last year, MITAGS hosted several operators from Japan’s Toyo Shingo Tsushinsha Corporation (TST) – or Toyo Signal Broadcasting Corporation when translated to English - for a two-week US Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) training program in Baltimore, Maryland. TST, again this year, sent several more of their operators for the two-week VTS training program.
On May 1, 2020, the National Maritime Center (NMC) will launch a centralized electronic delivery process (via e-mail) for renewal examinations. This change provides mariners the ability to request, complete, and submit renewal examinations by e-mail and will help to maintain the flow of mariner credentials during the COVID-19 pandemic. Paper mailings will still be […]
MITAGS STCW Revalidation / Refresher and Upgrade Courses Available Now STCW and National Regulations in force as of 1/1/17 The revalidation / refresher training must be taken every 3 or 5 years. Note that several of the 1-day seminars (MED-DOT, HAZMAT, radar) can usually be scheduled “on demand” in the evenings or on weekends. Please […]