About Griff’s Marine Training, Inc.

Griff’s Marine Training, Inc.(formerly known as Lafourche Merchant Marine Training Services, Inc.) has been serving the training needs of marine workers in the Gulf South for over 30 years.  Previously located in Larose, Louisiana, Griff’s Marine Training, Inc. recently relocated to Raceland, Louisiana, where they have a comprehensive training and testing facility.  Griff’s also has an affiliation with the Gulf Coast Mariners Association and the National Mariners Association.

Specializing in radar and celestial endorsements, Griff’s offers a wide variety of USCG and STCW-approved courses, from basic to advanced, to meet your marine training needs.  They even offer assistance with your USCG paperwork on a consultation basis.

To find out if this training facility is right for your needs, see the list of available courses and services below, or contact Griff’s directly at (985) 537-1222.

Griff’s Marine Training, Inc.
(formerly Lafourche Merchant Marine Training Services)
4290 Hwy 1
Raceland, LA 70394
Tel: 985-537-1222985-537-1222
Fax: 985-537-1225

Available USCG Approved Courses with On-site Testing Available

  • 500/1600 Gross Ton Master or Mate
  • 100/200 Gross Ton Master
  • Upgrade 100 Gross Ton Master to 200 Gross Ton Master
  • Radar Observer/Radar renewal
  • Able Bodied Seaman
  • Celestial Navigation 200/(500/1600/STCW) Gross Ton
  • Basic Safety Training/STCW-approved/USCG-approved
  • Visual Communications (Flashing Light)
  • Shipboard Coordinator (Fishing Industry)
  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR
  • Master of Towing Vessels

Other Services

  • Assistance with U.S. Coast Guard Paperwork
      • $75.00 per consultation; $30.00 for those enrolled in LMMTS courses.

Interested in getting more information about the Marine Award Program?  Visit our home page  and take a look at the overview. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us online or call us directly at 855-783-2385.  For eligibility requirements, click here.