Search

Every year SOCP recognizes members that extraordinarily support and display outstanding achievement and engagement within the maritime industry and our organization.


This year's awards are proudly presented to:


The 2022 SOCP Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Vince Corry, "Since the inception of SOCP, you have been a champion of the organization. I cannot think of anyone who has been as dedicated to the goal of collaboration throughout the maritime industry as you. Your leadership and act of service as SOCP’s banker are commendable."



The 2022 Charles Pillsbury Appreciation Award is presented to Todd Ripley, MARAD, for his extraordinary support of the Cooperative and its objectives.




The 2022 John Dumbleton Service Award is presented to Captain Chris Nette, Ocean Shipholdings, Inc., for his outstanding achievement and engagement in SOCP project leadership.









15 views0 comments

Updated: Nov 18

Every year SOCP recognizes members that extraordinarily support and display outstanding achievement and engagement within the maritime industry and our organization.


This year's awards are proudly presented to:


The 2021 SOCP Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Nuns Jain, MARAD, "Since the inception of SOCP, Nuns has been a champion of the organization. I cannot think of anyone who has been as dedicated to the goal of collaboration throughout the Maritime industry." Jason Toth, SOCP President. This is only the second time in the history of SOCP that this award has been presented.




The 2021 Charles Pillsbury Appreciation Award is presented to Captain Elizabeth Simmons, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, for her extraordinary support of SOCP and efforts to engage Future Leaders in the industry.






The 2021 John Dumbleton Service Award is presented to Captain Jerry Pannell, STAR Center, for his outstanding achievement and engagement in SOCP projects and meeting leadership.









10 views0 comments

In accordance with federal regulations, duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of recent tornadoes in Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Affected mariners should follow the steps below to obtain an expedited replacement credential:

Provide a statement of loss to the National Maritime Center (NMC) via fax at 1-304-433- 3412 or via e-mail at IASKNMC@uscg.mil. The statement should contain the following:

  • Mariner’s full name

  • Mariner’s date of birth

  • Mariner’s reference number (MRN) (if you don’t know the MRN, include the mariner’s social security number)

  • The mailing address that the replacement credential should be sent to Current phone number and/or e-mail address that the NMC can use to contact the mariner with questions, if necessary

  • Description of the circumstances surrounding the loss/destruction of the credential.

Unless otherwise requested, any duplicate Merchant Mariner Credentials issued per the request process above will include a corresponding Medical Certificate, if previously issued. We will make every effort to have duplicate credentials mailed out the next business day. Alternatively, mariners may submit form CG-719B, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential, to one of the Regional Exam Centers with the information above. If your credential is unserviceable due to damage or your lost credential is subsequently found, that credential should be mailed to the National Maritime Center.

If you have questions or feedback regarding duplicate credentials, please contact the National Maritime Center via our Online Chat or Ticketing System, by e-mailing IASKNMC@uscg.mil, or by calling 1-888-IASKNMC (427-5662).

4 views0 comments