3/6/2018: Webinars hosted by U.S. Committee on Maritime Transportation System

Maritime Commons would like to share information about two upcoming webinars hosted by the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) that may be of interest to our readers.

The first webinar will take place Monday, March 12, from 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m., EST, with National Maritime Center (NMC) Commanding Officer Capt. Kirsten Martin, and Medical Evaluations Division Chief Dr. Laura Torres-Reyes. The webinar will address the upcoming changes in the merchant mariner medical certification and provide an opportunity for Q&A with Martin and Torres-Reyes on the medical certification. The medical certification is one component of applying for a merchant mariner credential.

Webinar details:

Web link: https://www.webmeeting.att.com. When directed, insert the meeting number and participant code.
Meeting Number: 8773361839
Participant Code: 2695056

Enter your name and (in parentheses) your agency/ organization, for example, “John Smith (CMTS).” This is how your name will display in the webinar chat box. Sign in as a “Participant.”

Log in simultaneously by conference line OR use the conference line alone, if preferred, to hear the audio.
Phone conference number: 877-336-1839
Phone conference access code: 2695056#

When prompted, join the conference as a “Participant.”

A downloadable pdf is available by clicking the image below:

Screenshot of Merchant Mariner Medical Certification Webinar flyer
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The second webinar is scheduled Wednesday, March 14, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., EST, with Mr. Mark Toal, National Veterans’ Employment Outreach Manager at the U.S. Department of Labor. The webinar will address Federal, State, and local resources that can assist employers in finding, hiring, and training veterans in the maritime transportation industry.

Webinar details:

Web link: https://www.webmeeting.att.com.You will be directed to an online page, where you will be asked to insert the meeting number and participant code.
Meeting Number: 8773361839
Participant Code: 2695056

Enter your name and (in parentheses) your agency/ organization, for example, “John Smith (CMTS).” This is how your name will display in the webinar chat box. Sign in as a “Participant.”

Log in simultaneously by conference line OR use the conference line alone, if preferred, to hear the audio.
Phone conference number: 877-336-1839
Phone conference access code: 2695056#
When prompted, join the conference as a “Participant.”

A downloadable pdf is available by clicking the image below:

Screenshot of DOL webinar flyer

The webinars may end early when no further questions or comments are provided. For questions about either webinar, please email Jaya.Ghosh@cmts.gov or call 202-366-3612.

This blog is not a replacement or substitute for the formal posting of regulations and updates or existing processes for receiving formal feedback of the same. Links provided on this blog will direct the reader to official source documents, such as the Federal Register, Homeport and the Code of Federal Regulations. These documents remain the official source for regulatory information published by the Coast Guard.

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