Mariners Athletics Event Calendar

International Safety Management (ISM), Maritime Auditor Training @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day

The course is designed for marine safety professionals, ship owners, ship management specialists, and marine consultants. Participants are introduced to the evolution of the ISM code, safety management principle and how they apply to safe ship operation, and how to plan and prepare for audits.


Section 608 Certification Exam @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires persons who work with or purchase regulated refrigerants for stationary equipment to become certified through a closed book exam. This examination is a total of 100 questions, broken down into four sections: Core, Type‐I, Type‐II and Type‐III. The certification types are defined as follows:

TypeI: Required for servicing small appliances
TypeII: Required for servicing or disposing of high‐pressure appliances, except small appliances and MVACs
TypeIII: Required for servicing or disposing of low‐pressure appliances
Universal: Earned when a candidate successfully passes all four sections of the exam.

Candidates must pass the Core secon along with one or more of the Types to earn a certification.

Materials Allowed: A calculator (four‐function preferred,) a pressure/temperature chart and scratch paper.

Time to Complete Exam: 2 hours

Passing Score for Each Section: 70% or better.

Prerequisites: None

Pacific Maritime Expo @ CenturyLink Field Event Center
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – Nov 23 @ 2:00 pm

Maine Maritime Academy will be at the Pacific Maritime Expo, happening November 21-23, 2019. Stop by and see us at booth 643!

Details here:

Thursday, November 21: 10am-5pm
Friday, November 22: 10am-5pm
Saturday, November 23: 10am-2pm

Designated Person Ashore, DPA @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 22 all-day

The ISM code requires a shore based representative available to vessels at all times for crisis management and/or for personnel to have for safety or human cultural issues. This course covers communication for both internal and external parties examining various circumstances DPA’s may encounter.

Suggested Prerequisite: ISM Maritime Auditor Training Course due to the knowledge of the ISM Code that is required for DPA.


Subchapter M Auditing @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day

This course is for individuals who are interested in obtaining Subchapter M and auditor training along with managers, consultants, and executives who are eager to learn more information regarding Subchapter M.  This course will begin your understanding and training third-party auditors the auditing process.  This course will also discuss ISO and ISM auditing and how it all ties back into Subchapter M and its audits on towing and other small vessels.

Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, HUET @ Maine Maritime Academy
Nov 26 all-day

This 1-day course is designed for both the swimmer and non-swimmer to practice or learn aquatic emergency response skills and surviving an emergency at sea during travel over or on the water. 

Includes both classroom lecture and in-water, hands-on training.

Qualified Assessor Online @ Maine Maritime academy
Dec 1 all-day

Maine Maritime Academy’s Qualified Assessor course is 100% online.

All assessments must be signed by a qualified assessor approved by the Coast Guard in accordance with 46 CFR 10.405.

This course provides the already qualified seafarer instruction and training in assessment techniques of competency, as well as appropriate guidance in assessment methods and practices. Each participant successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Apply the international and national requirements concerning the training and assessment of officers and ratings on merchant vessels/platforms.
  • Determine and verify effective assessment procedures and methods.
  • Organize and administer, i.e. conduct, assessments to those requiring such.

This USCG approved course meets the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.405(a)(1) and 46 CFR 10.405(d) as well as STCW Code Section A-I/6 paragraphs 3 and 6. This course meets the requirements of the Qualified Assessor fundamentals as outlined as a requirement in USCG NVIC 19-14.

Vessel Security Officer @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 2 – Dec 3 all-day

This 2-day course trains vessel personnel in security responsibilities, awareness, including emergencies, reporting, audits, threats, and knowledge of the ISPS code.  This course does involve interactive drills outside the classroom.

USCG Approval:

This course satisfies the training requirements of 33 CFR 104.215(d)(1)(iv) and STCW Code Section A-VI/5 for an STCW endorsement as Vessel Security Officer.


Leadership & Managerial Skills, GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 4 all-day

This course consists of 35 total hours:
– 27 hours of online coursework
–  8 hour final assessment taken on Maine Maritime’s campus

An assessment date can be arranged with the Continuing Education department once the online portion of the course is started.

Before being able to sit for the assessment, course completion must be verified by the Continuing Education department.

Leadership & Managerial Skills is for both deck and engine license holders who are upgrading to management level. Team working skills is also incorporated into this course, so operational level licensees can take this course and cover the components for both operational and managerial skills.

Engine Room Resource Management, GAP Assessment @ Maine Maritime Academy
Dec 5 all-day

A total of 35 hours is required to complete this course:
– 27 hours of online coursework
–  An 8 hour final assessment taken on Maine Maritime Academy’s campus

An assessment date can be arranged with the Continuing Education department once the online portion of the course is started.

Before being able to sit for the assessment, the Continuing Education department must verify the successful completion of the online portion of the course.

Engine Room Resource Management is for operational engine license holders. It is a requirement under the STCW-2010 guidelines.