Where Do I Start?

Who do I ask for help? MarineDocuments.com has established itself as to go-to source for answers for all Merchant Mariners. Marine Documents.com asked Captain Vic, what the best way to get started in the Maritime Industry? Captain Vic said, "Most new mariners need to get a TWIC and MMC to be able to work on the water". TWIC Captain Vic said, "The TWIC is the … [Read more...]

Are MaritimeTraining Schools All the Same?

Setting the Standards for Maritime Training Schools MarineDocuments.com has partnered with select Maritime Education Standards Council(MESC) (www.MESC.us) member schools to promote education and maritime training schools that meet the highest standards both national and internationally. So who is MESC? “We are the mariner schools setting the highest standards while … [Read more...]

USCG Regional Maritime Center History

THEN AND NOW: TWO DECADES OF CHANGE IN MARINE DOCUMENTS I recall my first time dealing with a USCG Regional Exam Center (REC) regarding my maritime documents. Returning from my first vessel after completing the entry-level trainee program at the Paul Hall Center (Piney Point, MD), I had been sailing with a temporary Merchant Mariner Document (MMD). This crude document was … [Read more...]