The Future Merchant Mariner Credentialing Program
USCG- Future Merchant Mariner Credentialing Program
The US Coast Guard posted a three page article entitled The Future of the U.S. Coast Guards Merchant Mariner Credentialing Program. The article envisions full electronic credentialing in the near term. It is in PDF format so to read it please visitIt is written by Captain David Stalfort, USCG, the Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard's new National Maritime Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Not a bad read in all honesty.For more on the Center and what it is doing, visit http://www.uscg.mil/stcw/index.htm.
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