Crowley awards scholarships to two Cal Maritime cadets

Crowley awards scholarships to two Cal Maritime cadets

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Crowley has awarded Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to California State University Maritime Academy cadets Danny Gonzalez and Jack Reasoner in recognition of their success and pursuit of maritime careers. Each recipient exemplifies the company’s values of integrity, sustainability and drive through their work at the academy and time spent on Crowley-managed vessels. A junior from…
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NMC update: Replacing credentials lost due to Fiona and Ian

NMC update: Replacing credentials lost due to Fiona and Ian

(MARTINSBURG, W.Va.) — In accordance with federal regulations, duplicate merchant mariner credentials (MMCs) may be issued free of charge to mariners whose credentials were lost or destroyed as a result of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Ian in Florida. Affected mariners should follow the steps below to obtain an expedited replacement credential. Provide a statement of loss to…
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Cal Maritime names first female captain of training ship

Cal Maritime names first female captain of training ship

(VALLEJO, Calif.) — California State University Maritime Academy has appointed Samaro Bannister-Schneider as interim captain of the training ship Golden Bear. A Cal Maritime alumna with an extensive career in marine transportation, she will serve as the first female captain of the ship. “Captain Bannister is an experienced master mariner who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Cal…
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Robert Allan Ltd. awards scholarships to Newfoundland students

Robert Allan Ltd. awards scholarships to Newfoundland students

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — The trustees of the Robert Allan Memorial Scholarship Trust and Robert Allan Ltd. are pleased to announce the award of two scholarships for the 2022/2023 academic year. Awards have been made to the following deserving students, chosen from a large slate of well-qualified candidates: • Paige Bodnar is in her second year of a five-year ocean…
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NMC reminder: Direct submission of medical certificate applications

NMC reminder: Direct submission of medical certificate applications

(MARTINSBURG, W.Va.) — The U.S. Coast Guard has an established option for submission of medical certificate applications (CG-719K and CG-719K/E forms). Mariners may submit "medical certificate only" applications directly to the National Maritime Center (NMC). Regional examination centers will accept medical certificate application submissions as well, but, for faster processing, it is recommended to submit a CG-719K or CG-719K/E directly…
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Pasha Hawaii trains cadets from three academies on Golden Bear

Pasha Hawaii trains cadets from three academies on Golden Bear

(HONOLULU) —For the past two weeks, nearly 100 maritime academy cadets from the California State University Maritime Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Maine Maritime Academy have been given the opportunity of a lifetime – to work side by side, 24/7, with 39 professional seagoing officers and crewmembers aboard the training ship Golden Bear, managed by Pasha Hawaii. Owned by…
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MarAd accepting applications for maritime Centers of Excellence

MarAd accepting applications for maritime Centers of Excellence

(WASHINGTON) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) announced Tuesday that it is accepting applications for Centers of Excellence (CoE) designations to recognize and support community or technical colleges and maritime training centers that prepare Americans for careers in the maritime industry. As the nation continues to address the challenges presented by supply chain disruptions and climate change,…
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