Marine Emergency Response Group
Maritime Training for Maritime Professionals

Public Safety Emergency Response Training
NASBLA BOAT Program Courses
USCG Captains License Courses
Jet Boat Operations


Marine Emergency Response Group (MERG) provides a variety of maritime training. All of our instructors are licensed USCG Captains. Our staff have over 100 years of combined maritime service in a variety tasks from operating fireboats to towboats, from marine salvage to new equipment installations, and from marina operations to fire ground operations.

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MERG had a great year and would like to thank all of our partners and students for the opportunity to train with you!!!

MERG is proud to be working with NASBLA to facilitate greater training opportunities for the future. 

MERG has successfully completed our USCG re-certification process and is starting to schedule OUPV, Master's and Towing Courses. Please check the Class Schedule and Events tab and calender for dates and times.
Mission Statement

Marine Emergency Response Group, LLC, (MERG) is operated by four U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Licensed Captains, each providing years of diversified experience in maritime, and fire and rescue operations. MERG has a vision to provide organizations, new and old, with consulting, training, and team building to focus on preparing emergency responders with the skills to handle situations presented during crises and normal daily vessel operations. It is our desire to broaden the horizons of existing marine units; Educate new marine organizations / units; Elevate service levels for equipment and standards practiced by maritime organizations by networking existing techniques, experience, and knowledge with today’s technology to create a safer maritime environment.