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 […]
Important Update from MITAGS: Onsite activities still suspended; Blended learning options now available
Both MITAGS East and West Coast in-house classroom and simulation training activities remain suspended due to government orders over concerns of the Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19...Please note all in person classes and simulator rental session are cancelled through May 4th. We now offer blended learning options for a variety of USCG and VA approved courses.
MARAD has been working with the Department of State to facilitate passport renewals for US mariners during COVID-19.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and recent Executive Orders issued in both Washington and Maryland, MITAGS, with USCG and VA approval, has taken some of our upcoming spring courses online to offer a blended learning experience, allowing our students to continue their training.
From the NMC: Marine Safety Information Bulletin COVID 19 – Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC®) Operations
“The uninterrupted flow of commerce on our Marine Transportation System (MTS) is critical to both National Security and National economic well-being. During this National emergency for COVID-19 it is paramount that the Coast Guard safeguards the continued operation of the MTS to ensure our domestic supply chain continues uninterrupted. The regulations outlined throughout 33 and […]
The USCG/National Maritime Center has released a second update regarding operational changes due to COVID-19.