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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CPM Radar Observer and ARPA Courses
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Radar Observer Unlimited Course
$800
5-days
This USCG approved course will satisfy the requirements for a Radar
Observer Unlimited endorsement, including the STCW Radar Task
Assessments for OICNW on seagoing vessels greater than 500 GT.
Combined Radar Unlimited and ARPA Course
$1,100
7-days
This USCG approved course will satisfy the requirements of for a
Radar Observer Unlimited endorsement AND the USCG ARPA
training requirements, including the STCW Radar and ARPA Task
Assessments for OICNW on seagoing vessels greater than 500 GT.
Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) Course
$600
4-days
This USCG approved course will satisfy the USCG ARPA training
requirements, including the STCW ARPA Task Assessments for
OICNW on seagoing vessels greater than 500 GT.

  • Mariners taking this course must hold a Radar Observer
    Unlimited Endorsement.

  • A FREE radar recertification certificate may be included upon
    request.
Radar Recertification Course
$250
1-day
This Radar Observer Recertification course will satisfy the
requirements for the renewal of any radar observer endorsement,
Unlimited, Inland, or Rivers.

Professional Requirements
A Radar Observer Endorsement is required to sail as deck watch
officer on towing vessels, or on inspected vessels greater than 300
GRT.

ARPA training is an STCW requirement to sail as deck watch officer
on ARPA equipped vessels.

It is highly recommended that mariners taking the Radar Observer or
Combined Radar Observer and ARPA Course either:
  • Hold an MMC Officer endorsement
  • Have a valid course completion certificate from an approved
    course.
  • Have good chart navigation plotting skills.