MMC Renewal Course

MMC Renewal Course
An old friend, ex-commercial fisherman, and towboater taking the radar renewal class. A ColPac MMC Renewal Course.

MMC Renewal Course

MMC Renewal Course is for mariners that do not have the sea time to renew. In short, this is 360-days in the past five-years.

Renewal info

Renewing the MMC

In short, the MMC is valid for 5-years. You can renew anytime before it expires, or within one year after. If you can document 360-days of sea time in the past 5-years can renew without taking a class.

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Renewing Radar

Consequently, the Radar Observer also expires every 5-years with the MMC. And likewise, if you can document 360-days of time on radar equipped vessels you can renew Radar without taking a course. (Reference: 46 CFR 11.480 (g)).

Note that failure to renew the Radar Observer will result in removal of it the from the MMC.

Renewal Classes

Renewal classes are for mariners that cannot meet the sea time requirements. ColPac offers two renewal classes. Both are 1-day classes that can be scheduled any day the school is open, 7-days a week. Call Pat at 503-841-6066 to schedule a class.

License Renewal

$200 / 1-day

This course will renew an OUPV, OR Master or Mate 25, 50, 100, or 200-ton license. To summarize: this course is in two parts.

  • Firstly: a quick review of the Rules of the Road, followed by an open-book exam.
  • And secondly: a quick review of the general subjects, followed by a second open-book exam.

Radar Renewal

$200 / 1-day

This class will meet the requirements for renewal of any Radar Observer. In short: This requires passing rapid radar plotting exam, there are no theory or operation questions.

Refresh your plotting skills by using this FREE Radar Renewal Study Guide. Note: There is a printable radar plot-sheet on the last page of this guide.

In conclusion: If you have any questions please contact us. Above all, our business is helping mariners. However, selling courses is what we do to stay in business.