CPM Master / Mate Uninspected Fishing Vessel Course
    Full Course / 16-days / $2,350
    Partial Upgrade Course / 6-days / $1,100
    Master/Mate Fishing Upgrade Only / 2-days / $450

This USCG approved course will satisfy the exam requirements for
Master or Mate of Uninspected Fishing Industry Vessels.

Master and Mate of Fishing Vessels is issued with tonnage limitations
of from 500 GRT to 5,000 GRT depending on the size of vessels that
the mariners qualifying experience was on.

The Full Course includes the following 3-course sequence:
  • Master 100 ton
  • Upgrade Master 100 to 200-ton
  • Master/Mate of Fishing Vessel Upgrade

Mariners holding a valid Master 100-ton Near Coastal endorsement
may complete the following
Partial Upgrade Course to meet the
exam requirements:
  • Upgrade Master 100 to 200-ton
  • Master/Mate of Fishing Vessel Upgrade

Mariners holding a valid 150-ton or higher Near Coastal endorsement
may complete the
Master/Mate of Fishing Vessel Upgrade Course
only.

Professional Requirements ...

The mariner must complete USCG approved Basic and Advanced
Firefighting courses and meet the following sea service requirements:
  • Mate of Fishing is three-years that includes one-year on vessels
    greater than 50 GRT.
  • Master of Fishing is four-years that includes one-year as master or
    mate on vessel greater than 50 GRT while holding a valid MMC
    Officer endorsement as Master, Mate.

USCG Course Approval ...

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Master/Mate Fishing Vessel (Near
Coastal) (COLPAC 295) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year
of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.205(f) for
original issuance, 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1) for original issue, 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) for
renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(g) for reissuance of a license as Master or Mate of Uninspected
Fishing Industry Vessels (Near Coastal), PROVIDED that they either hold a current license
valid for service on near coastal vessels of less than 150 GRT, OR have satisfied the
examination requirements for a license as Master Not More Than 200 gross Tons (Near
Coastal) within one year prior to license application.
Call (503) 841-6066
Columbia Pacific Maritime INC

10580 SE Washington Street - Portland, OR 97216
Located just east of the 205 Mall off Interstate 205 on SE
Washington Street.

(503) 841-6066

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