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FREMONT MARITIME OFFICIAL GEAR
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Fremont Maritime Services is fortunate to work in association with a number
of other fine training institutions in the United States and Canada.
Q3 Marine Training
The first STCW Fast Rescue Boat training program based in Puget Sound.
Pacific Maritime Institute
The largest and most modern simulator and license prepation program on the West Coast. Fremont Maritime is PMI's school of choice for Basic Safety Training and Basic and Advanced Firefighting.
McMillan Offshore Training
A pioneer in the training of offhore oil workers and vessel crews. Since the mid 1970's McMillan Offshore has trained over 70,000 personnel and have built an international reputation as a leader in safety education and survival training methods. Fremont Maritime works with McMillan to faciltiate Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) classes in the Pacific Northwest.
Safe Hearing America
Many of Fremont Maritime's clients are required by OSHA to maintain a Hearing Conservation Program. Safe Hearing America is an excellent provider not only of on-site hearing testing, but follow-through record keeping, STS reporting, OSHA reports, and Hearing Data Listing. Safe Hearing America also assists many of our customers with background noise surveys, and custom-fitted hearing protection for their employees. Safe Hearing America keeps a mobile testing vehicle based at Fremont Maritime's Seattle facility.
Principal Capt. John Lewis literally wrote the book on Marine Firefighting and Marine Firefighting for Land-Bases Firefighters. Also provides courses in Hazardous Materials Emergency Response, Rope Rescue, Confined
Space Entry and Rescue, Industrial and Marine Fire Fighting.Fremont Maritime is proud of our association with this fine institution north of the border.
YMTA promotes and support elementary, middle and high school programs
and associated youth organizations in Washington State that provide maritime
education, training and experiences for students. Fremont Maritime's President, Capt. Jon Kjaerulff, was a founding member of YMTA.
OTHER SCHOOLS AND TRAINING ORGANIZATIONS WE RECOMMEND
Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA)
One of the world's most respected fishing vessel and widlerness survival training organization
They're a competitor but we like them anyway. Compass Courses also offers many fine courses not offered by Fremont Maritime.
Crawford Nautical School
Crawford Nautical School trains mariners from all areas of sea-going life -- deep sea, coastal and inland waters; Masters, Mates, Pilots and Engineers. They specialize in Licenses for Deck and Engine personnel: Master 100 to Master Unlimited, QMED to Chief Engineer. They also offer STCW courses, Radar Endorsements & Renewals, FCC Radio License and Flashing Light Exams.
Flagship Marine Training
Located in Fife, Washington, Flagship offers classes leading to certifications as Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels and 100-ton Master.
Seattle Maritime Academy
Seattle Maritime Academy (SMA) is Washington State's maritime school. SMA provides vocational education, technical training and licensure preparation, including entry-level Able Seaman (AB) and Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) programs.
MARITIME NEWS OUTLETS
Cargo Business News
Bob Couttie's Maritime Accident Casebook
United States Marine Safety Association
International Association for Safety and Survival Training
MARITIME EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Maritime Headhunters - Capt. Kelly Sweeney's highly sucessful maritime job placement service
The New Hawsepipe - A great reference for unlicensed mariners looking to obtain a license by working their way "up the hawsepipe."
gCaptain - A one-stop resource for maritime professionals
MaritimeLicensing.com - Coast Guard Document and Licensing Consultant
Maria Barnowl Photography - Capturing the Nature of our Planet. Photgraphic prints and cards that celebrate our world and life on the water. Purchase in various sizes, ready to hang or ready to frame. Images from Earthwild are used in Fremont Maritime student guides and are available for sale at our office.
U.S. Coast Guard National Maritime Center Homepage
The starting point for internal Coast Guard links for mariners and persons wishing to enter the maritime industry. Answers to many questions regarding STCW and Coast Guard-aaproved schools
U.S. Coast Guard Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circulars
U.S. Coast Guard G-M Home Page
Code of Federal Regulations Online
U.S. Coast Guard Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council
U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD)
National Transportation Safety Board
International Maritime Organization
ORGANIZATIONS WE SUPPORT
Seattle Fishermen's Memorial
Youth Maritime Training Association
Steamship "Virginia V"
Wounded Warrior Project
These clubs, staffed mainly by volunteers, provide a welcome and friendly reception for mariners far from home and family. Simple considerations, such as a place to relax, a chance to call home, or safely transfer money to loved ones, mean the world to those who are often at sea for almost a year at a time.
International Maritime Center, Seaman's Club, Oakland, CA
Mission to Seafarers - Seattle
Catholic Seamen's Club - Seattle
Seafarers' Center - Tacoma
OTHER LINKS WORTH LOOKING AT
Master of Towing Vessels Association -
The Master of Towing Vessels
Association (MTVA) represents the
interests of U.S. Coast Guard-licensed
masters, mates and pilots of towing
Safe Voyages Magazine
An outstanding online pubication for mariners interested in professional development and safety.