About Columbia Pacific Maritime

    Columbia Pacific Maritime is a US Coast Guard approved school
    operated out of our home located in the Parkrose district of NE Portland,
    Oregon. The school is centrally located near lodging and restaurants,
    and only a few minutes from the Portland International Airport (PDX).  

    It is the mission of Columbia Pacific Maritime to provide approved
    courses that satisfy US Coast Guard training and exam requirements for
    professional mariner deck credentials in a small classroom environment
    with frequent scheduling options.

    To accomplish this mission statement we schedule all classes over
    consecutive days seven days a week on a two-week rotating schedule;
    and each class size is limited to a manageable number that promotes
    student success.

Columbia Pacific Maritime Staff

    Pat Degner is the office manager. Office hours are from 7:45AM to
    noon daily. Please contact Pat for all scheduling information. She can be
    reached by calling (503) 841-6066. If there is no answer leave a
    message and she will return your call as soon as possible.

    Dennis Degner is the Director and full-time instructor. He is a
    professionally licensed captain with 40 years of commercial sailing
    experience on vessels of from 40 to 208 feet long; and he has over 20
    years of experience teaching US Coast Guard approved courses.

    John Degner is an instructor who works part-time when he is not sailing
    as mate on towing vessels. John is a professionally licensed captain who
    has been sailing on commercial vessels as a credentialed mariner since

Contact Information

    Physical Address                                         View on Google Maps >>     
    13211 NE Thompson Court (NOT Road or Street)
    Portland, Oregon 97230

    Phone: (503) 841-6066

    If you have a question regarding professional requirements or the
    application process you can email them to Dennis and, unless we are on
    vacation, I will get back to you the same day or within 24-hours at most.
Recommended Lodging
The following lodging options are
recommended because of they are
within a few minutes from the school in
light traffic.

    Candlewood Suites
    11250 NE Holman Street
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503) 255-4003

    Extended Stay America
    17777 NE Sacramento St.
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503) 661-0226

    Holiday Inn Express
    11938 NE Airport Way
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503) 251-9991

    Best Western Pony Soldier
    9901 NE Sandy Blvd
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503) 256-1504

    LaQuinta Inn & Suites
    11207 NE Holman St.
    Portland, OR 97220
    (503) 382-3820

    Rolling Hills Mobile RV Park
    20145 NE Sandy Blvd.
    Fairview, OR
    (503) 666-7282

    Air BnB Website >>
    Search the Air BnB website using
    the school address for private
    rooms to rent. There are several
    reasonably priced rooms
    available close to the school. The
    school address is:
    13211 NE Thompson Court
    Portland, Oregon 97230
Columbia Pacific Maritime is a US
Coast Guard approved Professional
Maritime Training School located in
Portland, Oregon.

Phone: (503) 841-6066
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Columbia Pacific Maritime
Dennis A. Degner (c) 2015