Education/Training News


Rodriguez Appointed Interim Director of MITAGS

Feb 08, 2022

The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) announced it has appointed Mike Rodriguez as interim director.'I am pleased that Mike Rodriguez has agreed to take on the day-to-day administration of MITAGS' academic programs…

NJ Seeks New Wind Institute for Offshore Wind Research

Jan 26, 2022

No, that’s not the clarinet and saxophone sections in the band. New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) released an RFP (request for proposals) on January 7 seeking a “qualified entity to conduct a feasibility study for a world-class…

Louisiana Students Take Mississippi River Tour Field Trip

Jan 05, 2022

Dozens of South Louisiana middle and high school students eager to learn about careers in the maritime industry enjoyed a cool, windy autumn day on the mighty Mississippi River in St. Bernard Parish at the first-of-its-kind Maritime Field Trip…

Maritime Training Insights – MarTID 2021 Report Available

Dec 17, 2021

As trainers in the maritime industry, we benefit from the sharing of information. Understanding what training trends are emerging, how training budgets are growing (or shrinking), what training models are on the rise or decline, and how the…

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets

Dec 16, 2021

Crowley recently honored four U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets with Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships during the Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s Connie Awards on December 6 in Newark, N.J.Cadets Breanna Frank…

USMMA Set to Resume at Sea Training

Dec 16, 2021

Students from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) are set to resume at sea training with new safety measures in place following a temporary pause due to sexual assault and harassment concerns. The U.S. federal maritime academy’s Sea Year training program…

Algoma Implements Marine Learning Systems Training Solution

Dec 14, 2021

Canadian shipping company Algoma Central Corporation has implemented Marine Learning Systems’ training platform to support employee development and Algoma’s Environmental Compliance Plan. The training management solution allows for on-demand reporting and anytime…

Maine Maritime Academy Names Paul as President

Dec 07, 2021

Maine Maritime Academy’s Board of Trustees announced that Jerald S. “Jerry” Paul has been named as the college’s 15th President. Paul, current President of Capitol Access and a 1989 graduate of the institution, will take office this spring.Paul will succeed President William J…

New Bill Aims to Address Sexual Misconduct in the Merchant Marine

Nov 09, 2021

A group of U.S. Senators has introduced new legislation aiming to strengthen sexual assault/sexual harassment (SASH) prevention, response, investigation and accountability in the maritime industry and provide additional safeguards for the Midshipmen…

Kongsberg Digital to Supply Simulators to UAE's AASTS

Sep 29, 2021

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) said it has signed a contract to deliver a suite of multipurpose simulation solutions to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS), United Arab Emirates. The state-of-the…

Burns to Lead Mass. Maritime's Work in Renewable Energy

Aug 13, 2021

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) announced Capt. Michael R. Burns Jr. as the first Executive Director of the Academy’s Maritime Center for Responsible Energy (MCRE). In this new role, Capt. Burns will oversee the MCRE that was established…

Inside The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding with Dr. Latitia McCane

Aug 11, 2021

The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding trains shipbuilders and leaders to build some of the highest value maritime assets on the planet: U.S. Navy ships. Dr. Latitia McCane, Director of Education, The Apprentice School at Newport…

Webb Searches for New President as Keith Michel Plans Retirement

Aug 09, 2021

After nine years president of Webb Institute, R. Keith Michel announced plans to retire effective June 30, 2022, and the search is on for his successor at this top-ranked undergraduate institution specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering…

Australian Maritime College Partners with IAMPE

Aug 03, 2021

The Australian Maritime College (AMC), part of the University of Tasmania (UTAS), and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together on professional development for the maritime and port industry…

KOTUG Training, AMC Search ink Partnership

Jul 13, 2021

KOTUG Training & Consultancy, the training and consultancy division of KOTUG, and AMC Search, the training and consultancy division of the Australian Maritime College (AMC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a long-term strategic partnership…

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Erma First gets AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture System

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