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USCG Approved Captains License Training in Lexington Park, Maryland

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Established in 2003 and located in St. Mary’s County at Lexington Park Maryland, Maritime Training Resources provides USCG approved Captain’s License training in Southern Maryland to the commercial and charter boat community. The courses satisfy all the requirements of the USCG for both training and examinations and all exams are administered at the facility in Lexington Park, Maryland.

Maritime Training Resources is the only established training school based in the Southern Maryland region offering USCG approved courses.

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USCG Captain's License & Endorsements

Training Programs



Captains Licensing

  • Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV): The OUPV course (six passengers or fewer) meets or exceeds the training requirements for Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels stated in 46 CFR11.201(j)(1) for original issuance 46 CFR 10.227(e)(1)(iii) for renewal, and 46 CFR 10.227(I)(1) for reissuance of a merchant mariner endorsement as OUPV Upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters.
  • Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons: The Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 Tons course satisfies all examination requirements for upgrade of a merchant mariner credential from OUPV Near Coastal, or Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters to a credential of Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Near Coastal, or Great Lakes & Inland, or Inland Waters; OR, increase the scope of a credential of Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Great Lakes and Inland, or Inland Waters to Master of Vessels of less than 100 gross registered tons upon Near Coastal Waters.
  • Master 100 Tons Increase in Scope Inland to Near Coastal: The Upgrade Inland to Near Coastal 100 GT and Less course is designed to increase scope of licenses restricted to routes from Great Lakes and Inland only to near coastal routes. It satisfies Rules of the Road, Deck General, and Navigation General: Near Coastal examination requirements to increase the scope of a credential as Master of Vessels of not more than 100 GT from Inland or Great Lakes & Inland Waters to Near Coastal.
  • Assistance Towing: The course covers topics relevant to the assist towing industry, recognizing that there is a difference between commercial towing activity and assistance towing activities. Course material covers topics included in both industries but is oriented toward the skills and knowledge typical of assistance towing. It satisfies the examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.482(b) for an Assistance Towing endorsement to any license up to master not more than 200 gross tons.
  • Auxiliary Sail: The course covers topics relevant to the Auxiliary Sail Endorsement. The course recognizes that there is a difference between the skills required to operate motor vessels and those of sailing or auxiliary sailing vessels. Satisfies the examination requirements to add a sailing or auxiliary sailing endorsement to any license held under the provisions of 46 CFR 11.201(j) to add an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to any national officer endorsement as OUPV, or Mate or Master on vessels of any appropriate tonnage, oceans or near coastal.

LAST UPDATED ON Mar 15, 2017