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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Fincantieri offering paid apprenticeships at Wisconsin yards

Fincantieri offering paid apprenticeships at Wisconsin yards

(GREEN BAY, Wis.) — Fincantieri Marine Group began accepting applications for a new paid industrial shipbuilding apprenticeship program this week. This program, which was approved by Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, is designed to increase the quality and quantity of skilled technicians trained and equipped to succeed in the maritime sector of the manufacturing industry. Fincantieri will select its first…
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Old Dominion to create school for logistics, maritime operations

Old Dominion to create school for logistics, maritime operations

(NORFOLK, Va.) — Old Dominion University (ODU) will create a School of Supply Chain, Logistics, and Maritime Operations, reflecting its commitment to serving as a worldwide leader in maritime studies. At its June meeting, the university’s Board of Visitors approved a resolution to create the school effective Oct. 15. The university will next seek approval from the State Council of…
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NMC reports surge in mariner credential applications

NMC reports surge in mariner credential applications

(MARTINSBURG, W.Va.) — The National Maritime Center (NMC) has experienced a significant surge in application submissions for merchant mariner credentials (MMCs) over the past several months. NMC staff are taking prompt action to process these applications, along with any previously pending applications, as quickly as possible. As it continues to strive to meet customer needs, the NMC again highly recommends…
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SUNY Maritime plans $24.8 million in new construction

SUNY Maritime plans $24.8 million in new construction

(BRONX, N.Y.) — SUNY Maritime College on Monday announced three construction projects totaling $24.8 million that will enhance and build on the campus’s modern facilities for students pursuing a career in the global marine transportation industry. Groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremonies with state and local leaders celebrated the college’s new Student Learning Center and its fully renovated Marine Engineering Systems Laboratory,…
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