3/4/2019: Updated info from National Maritime Center regarding impacts of lapse in appropriations

This post provides new information from the National Maritime Center related to expiration dates of credential and medical certificates, Additional Information letters, Qualified Assessor letters, and other mariner documents.


1/30/2019: Nat’l Maritime Center, Regional Exam Centers re-open following partial shutdown

In this post, the National Maritime Center provides updated information on mariner credentialing following the end of the partial shutdown.


1/24/2019: National Maritime Center issues new bulletin regarding lapse in appropriations and mariner credentials

In this post, the National Maritime Center provides updated information for credentialed mariners who may be affected due to the lapse in appropriations and partial government shutdown.


1/24/2019: Commercial vessel safety during lapse in appropriations

With passage of a continuing resolution, Marine Safety Information Bulletin 01-19 is cancelled effective Feb. 1, 2019.