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 NATIONAL MARITIME CENTER

Due to inclement weather, the National Maritime Center will be closed Friday, November 16, 2018. Normal business is scheduled to resume on Monday, November 19, 2018.

Our Mission

 

 

 

 

 

To issue credentials to fully qualified mariners in the most effective and efficient manner possible in order to assure a safe, secure, economically viable and environmentally sound Marine Transportation System.

National Maritime Center Announcements

Nov
13

pdf icon Important Information About TWIC Enrollment

Mariners applying for a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) must list their occupation as Merchant Mariner on their Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) applications.

Oct
16

pdf icon Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Michael

In accordance with Federal Regulations, duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMCs) may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Michael or subsequent flooding.

Sept
27

pdf icon Credentials Lost Due to Hurricane Florence

In accordance with Federal Regulations, duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMCs) may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Florence or subsequent flooding.

Sept
20

pdf icon  Application Package Submission Guidelines

Guidance is posted on the National Maritime Center (NMC) website to help mariners submit a complete and accurate Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) application package.

Sept
05

pdf icon  Exam Working Group Update

Section 315 of the 2015 Coast Guard Authorization Act required the United States Coast Guard to commission a working group to review existing and new examination questions for accuracy and availability of examination references.