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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Great Lakes Dredge to fund Texas A&M laboratory

Great Lakes Dredge to fund Texas A&M laboratory

(HOUSTON) — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. has signed an agreement with the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University to provide funding and technical support for what will become the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Laboratory of Dredging and Coastal Studies. Lasse Petterson, president and chief executive officer at Great Lakes, and Dr. John Hurtado, interim dean of…
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Mid-Atlantic Maritime to hold job fair in Norfolk

Mid-Atlantic Maritime to hold job fair in Norfolk

(NORFOLK, Va.) — Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy (MAMA) will host its Maritime Job Fair on March 30, bringing together some of the biggest names in the government, military support and private sectors. For the people of Hampton Roads, it provides a one-stop, free opportunity to engage with employers who are actively in need of workers. “This job fair is unlike any…
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