NMC Continues to Make Mariner Credentialing Easier and Faster

Today the National Maritime Center (NMC) launched a new service that will automatically send an email notification to mariners informing them of the status of their credential application as it is being processed by the Coast Guard. Mariners who provide […]


Update: Coast Guard Mariner Credentialing Program

Back in July, the Compass posted on the Coast Guard’s Mariner Licensing and Documentation Program, which is now the Mariner Credentialing Program since the various licenses and documents have been consolidated into one passport-style Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC). In that […]


Merchant Mariner Credential Verification

Earlier, the Compass blogged about the Coast Guard Mariner Licensing and Documentation (MLD) program. To further enhance the MLD program, the National Maritime Center (NMC) has launched a web-based electronic verification capability for Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC). This real-time verification […]