Alaska Maritime Training Center

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Charting a CourseAlaska has more coastline than all the other United States combined. Alaska's maritime environment is one of the most challenging in the world. Safely transporting passengers and freight or carrying out commercial fishing operations in Alaskan waters requires well-qualified captains and crew members.

The goal of the Alaska Maritime Training Center is to promote safe marine operations by effectively preparing captains and crew members for employment in the Alaskan maritime industry.

The Alaska Maritime Training Center is a United States Coast Guard approved training facility located in Seward, Alaska, and offers USCG/STCW compliant maritime training. In addition to the standard courses offered, customized training is available to meet the specific needs of maritime companies. Courses are delivered through the use of our world class ship simulator, state of the art computer based navigational laboratory and modern classrooms equipped with the latest instructional delivery technologies.


To provide Alaskans with the skills and technical knowledge to enable them to be productive in our continually evolving maritime industry.

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Alaska Maritime Training Center main phone line: (907) 224-6196

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