yes...  for certain positions
Maritime Jobs - Marine Jobs - Deckhands - Tankermen - Able Seaman - Maritime Jobs - Deck Engine - Employment in the Maritime
Industry - Work on Ships - Yachts - Tugboats - Cruise Ships
Port Engineers and shipyard superintendents can use their shoreside
employment towards sea time. The time worked is used on a three to one ratio.
Every three months worked on shore counts as one month sea time towards your
next license upgrade.