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Marine Transportation

Phone

  • 907.228.4568
  • Toll Free: 888.550.6177

Fax

  • Fax: 907.225.3895

Address

Ketchikan Regional Maritime and Career Center
600 Stedman Street
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Claire Fine

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation and Operations

Phone: 228-4575Fax: 225-3895

Email:

Career Education: Marine Transportation

Ketchikan Regional Maritime and Career Center, Robertson 106, Ketchikan Campus

Ketchikan Campus

Education

B.S. State University of New York

Kim Hodne

Maritime Coordinator

Phone: 228-4568

Email:

Ketchikan Campus

Mariah Warren

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation in Security/Safety/Health

Phone: 228-4548Fax: 225-3895

Email:

Career Education: Marine Transportation

Ketchikan Regional Maritime and Career Center, Robertson 102, Ketchikan Campus

Ketchikan Campus

Neil Nickerson

Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation

Phone: 796-6153Fax: 796-6577

Email:

Career Education

Technical Education Center, Ketchikan Campus

Ketchikan Campus

Education

1996: Master of Arts, Naval War College, Newport RI
1983: Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

USCG Licenses:
Master of Motor Vessels, Any Gross Tons Upon Oceans
Master Any Towing Vessel Upon Oceans
Able Seaman, Unlimited

Courses Taught

Master 100T/OUPV
Master 200T Upgrade
Basic Safety Training
Able Seaman
Crowd Management
Crisis Management
RFPNW
Proficiency in Survival Craft
Radar Operator - Original & Upgrade
Apprentice Mate - Steersman

Biography

Captain Nickerson is our Juneau based Maritime Professor.  He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our program and through his efforts has expanded the UAS Maritime presence in Juneau immensely.

Captain Nickerson is a retired USCG officer and has many years of command experience aboard a variety of USCG Cutters.  Upon his retirement from the USCG, he worked as a Mate aboard towing vessels with Crowley Maritime in Valdez and as a relief Mate/Chief Mate for the Alaska Marine Highway System.  Captain Nickerson also was the owner/operator of Alaska Sailing Charters, commanding a 49 ft ketch on expedition, sightseeing and dinner charters.  In his spare time, Captain Nickerson enjoys surfing, kayaking and travel - especially to destinations with big waves!

Ben Hastings

Maritime Adjunct Professor

Phone: 228-4568

Email:

Career Education: Marine Transportation

Ketchikan Regional Maritime and Career Center, Ketchikan Campus

Ketchikan Campus

Education

Sea School, Seattle WA
Allen Hancock Junior College: Santa Maria, CA

USCG Licenses:
Master 100 Tons Steam or Motor Vessels Upon Inland Waters
Able Seaman, Unlimited

Courses Taught

  • Basic Safety Training
  • Crowd Management
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft/Lifeboatman
  • Able Seaman
  • Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch
  • Master 100 Ton/OUPV

Biography

Captain Hastings has taught as an adjunct at UAS Ketchikan for over 15 years.  His corporate knowledge and wealth of experience in a variety of teaching situations is invaluable to the marine transportation department.

Captain Hastings is retired from the Alaska Marine Highway System after spending 38 years at sea, where he worked as Bosun for over 10 years. His depth of maritime knowledge and experience is a huge asset to the Marine Transportation Department.  Captain Hastings has most recently been employed as master for Allen Marine Tours, operating the 78 foot catamaran, St. Nona, which is licensed to carry up to 150 passengers.  On a personal note, Captain Hastings loves to travel and is a big fan of the Chicago Bears. 

Karl Luck

Maritime Adjunct Professor

Phone: 228-4568

Email:

Career Education: Marine Transportation

Ketchikan Regional Maritime and Career Center, Ketchikan Campus

Ketchikan Campus

 
 

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