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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

Dec
13

pdf icon REC Anchorage Open For Business

Regional Exam Center (REC) Anchorage reopened on December 12, 2018. All services are again available; mariners requesting examinations must have appointments.

Dec
4

pdf icon Temporary Closure of REC Anchorage

Regional Exam Center (REC) Anchorage will be closed until further notice. The REC was affected by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that took place on Friday, November 30, 2018. Do not fax or mail applications to this REC.

Nov
20

pdf icon Draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual Notification of Availability and Request for Comments

The Coast Guard is seeking public comment regarding the draft Merchant Mariner Medical Manual.

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.