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    • 360 Degree Simulator
      Our DNV class "A" full mission bridge simulator.
    • State-of-the-art Engine Room Simulator
      2016 Full Mission engine simulation featuring 4 propulsion systems in 6 separate spaces using touch screen displays
    • Modeling & Research
      Our M&R department can build geographic databases and ship response models in-house.
    • SIGTTO Certified LNG Training
      We offer USCG approved, STCW compliant Tankship PIC Liquefied Gases and LNG Simulator training.
    • DP training
      We offer Nautical Institute approved Basic (induction) and Advanced DP training
    • DP-Equipped Cable Ship
    • 270 Degree Simulator
      Our second full mission bridge simulator offers 270 degree field-of-view
    • Fire Fighting Training
      We partner with the Broward Fire Academy to offer basic and advanced Fire Fighting training.
    • Specialized Training
      Call us to discuss tailored training.
    • Small Arms Training
      We offer a full range of classes required of officers sailing with Military Sealift Command including Small Arms (with Broward College).
    • Vessel Resource Management
      We offer integrated training for deck and engine officers using our full mission simulators.
    • Fast Rescue Boat
      Our waterfront facility is equipped with 3 FRBs (an 8m twin diesel jet, an 8m twin outboard and a 5.5m twin outboard.
    • Survival Craft (Lifeboat)
      Full STCW compliant Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboat) training is available.
    • Conference Facilities
      We offer in-house conference facilities for ~150 catered by our in-house galley staff.

Submitting USCG Applications and email instructions to RECs

Instructions for E-mailing Applications to an REC:

  1. Select an REC
  2. Completely fill out all necessary application forms.
  3. Use the USCG application checklist AND the checklist for the specific transaction/ endorsement you are applying for to ensure all necessary items are included.
  4. The e-mail attachment(s) must include a copy of your TWIC or TWIC application receipt.
  5. User fees (if applicable) must be paid using www.pay.gov. The e-mail attachment(s) must include a copy of your pay.gov user fee receipt.
  6. Send your application and supporting documentation to a local Regional Exam Center.

  • The form and any additional paperwork must be scanned at a resolution not exceeding 300 dpi, saved in PDF format, and not exceeding 8 megabytes (MB) in size. If e-mail size (including attachments) exceeds 8 MB, send documents in multiple e-mails.
  • Select your desired REC from the list on the left hand side of the REC page at the NMC website: http://www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Prevention-Policy-CG-5P/National-Maritime-Center-NMC/regional_exam_centers/ and then select the specific REC to obtain their email address and link.
  • The subject line of your e-mail must be: (Last name, first name, middle initial, mariner reference #). Example: (Mariner, Johnny, L, #####).
  • Ensure all attachments are included, then SEND.


Click here for STAR Center's full schedule, including required STCW 2010 Gap Closing course dates for the next 8 months.
AMO Members click here to register.
Non-AMO (commercial) students click here to apply.