NAMEPA, shipper connect Texas students with mariners

NAMEPA, shipper connect Texas students with mariners

(WESTON, Conn.) — The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has included NYK Bulkship Atlantic’s Atlantic Elm in its Adopt A Ship program, with the ship communicating with the students at Texas City High School. The Adopt A Ship program fosters a unique educational experience for students as they track the vessel’s progress and learn firsthand about life at…
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MarAd designates 32 new Centers of Excellence

MarAd designates 32 new Centers of Excellence

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) on Thursday announced the designation of 32 Centers of Excellence (CoE) for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. The designated COEs consist of 50 maritime training locations across 17 states and Guam. The designation recognizes and promotes support to post-secondary maritime training programs that prepare students for careers in the maritime industry. “Our…
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Robert Allan Ltd. accepting scholarship applications

Robert Allan Ltd. accepting scholarship applications

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — The Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship award is open for applications until June 30. The scholarship was created in 1982 by a bequest from the late Robert F. Allan with additional support from his friends and colleagues. Robert Allan Ltd. is now also actively supporting the scholarship through additional contributions and the fund is administered by a…
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Gunderson to open trade skills training center in Portland

Gunderson to open trade skills training center in Portland

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Gunderson Marine this spring will open its new training center, an initiative aimed at addressing the demand for skilled trades in the local economy. The training center will serve as a central hub for trades skills development, offering training in basic metals fitting, industrial safety practices, and various welding techniques. The training center will equip participants with…
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Four USMMA cadets receive Crowley memorial scholarships

Four USMMA cadets receive Crowley memorial scholarships

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) deck cadets Ellary Boyd and Kaleb Cunningham and engine cadets Aidan Brown and Aidan Ciesluk have been awarded Crowley’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships. The scholarship recognizes the cadets' success and dedication to a career in the maritime industry. The four recipients demonstrated Crowley’s values of drive, integrity and sustainability…
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Applications available for Port of Long Beach internships

Applications available for Port of Long Beach internships

(LONG BEACH, Calif.) — Applications are now available for the Port of Long Beach’s Summer High School Internship Program and Scholarship Program for Long Beach area high school students. Details for both programs, eligibility information and online applications can be found on the port’s website. The scholarships are open to high school seniors attending Long Beach Unified School District area…
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NOAA to hold mariner hiring events in Mobile, New Orleans

NOAA to hold mariner hiring events in Mobile, New Orleans

(WASHINGTON) — The NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations will hold hiring events in Mobile, Ala., and New Orleans in January to recruit professional mariners to work aboard NOAA’s ocean research ships. Qualified applicants may receive a tentative job offer. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operates a fleet of 15 hydrographic survey, oceanographic research and fisheries survey vessels. NOAA ships…
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Mass. Maritime cadets earn Crowley Memorial Scholarships

Mass. Maritime cadets earn Crowley Memorial Scholarships

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Crowley has awarded its Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship to cadets John Van Zanten and Jethro Joseph, both in their senior year at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA). The scholarship recognizes individuals looking to pursue a career in the maritime industry as well as their demonstration of Crowley’s core values of drive, integrity and sustainability. Joseph,…
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Crowley awards scholarships to Great Lakes Maritime duo

Crowley awards scholarships to Great Lakes Maritime duo

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) ­— Crowley has awarded Great Lakes Maritime Academy cadets Timothy Atkins and Devin Crawford its Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarship for their accomplishments and interest in pursuing a career in the maritime industry. Each cadet has demonstrated the company’s values of integrity, sustainability and drive through their work and time spent on Crowley-managed vessels. A senior from…
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