IAMPE presents partnership certificates at SUNY Maritime

(THROGGS NECK, N.Y.) — Capt. Jeffrey Monroe of the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) presented SUNY Maritime and the Maritime Industry Museum with academic partner and industry historical partner certificates on Sunday.

SUNY Maritime is one of six academic partners of the IAMPE, including Maine Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Texas Southern, University of Memphis and the Australian Maritime College, all of which contribute to the advancement of maritime and port education.

Tara Quinn, left, Maritime Industry Museum director; Capt. Jeffrey Monroe, center, IAMPE; and Capt. Jim McNamara, museum board member. IAMPE photo

The Maritime Industry Museum, housed in historic Fort Schuyler at SUNY, is recognized for its important work in preserving crucial features of our maritime past and promoting awareness of that history.

The IAMPE is proud to have 30 education partners including the Connecticut Port Authority; Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Georgia Ports Authority; Port of Alaska; Bruce Oakley Inc.; Maine Port Authority; Little Rock Port Authority ; Port Milwaukee; Port of Vicksburg; Port of South Louisiana; Port of Morgan City (La.); America’s Central Port; the United States Coast Guard; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Port Tampa Bay; Jacksonville Port Authority; South Carolina Ports Authority; the Transportation General Authority of Saudi Arabia; Maher Terminals; Port of Virginia; Mississippi State Port Authority; New Hampshire Port Authority; the World Trade Center New Orleans; Ports Association of Louisiana; Kean Miller; All Hazards Training Center at University of Findlay; Parker Towing, Port of Decatur; A. Ayala Colon Sucrs Inc.; the Ponce Port Authority; and the British Virgin Islands Port Authority.

The IAMPE is a nonprofit industry association that provides professional development for port/terminal maritime managers and executives, as well as certification for operational personnel worldwide. Programs are reviewed and approved for certification by the IAMPE’s board of advisers, comprised of 20 industry professionals.

The association offers professional and accredited programs in coastal and inland port management and executive management, as well as certification programs for marine terminal operator and IMDG/hazardous awareness. The association has over 2,600 alumni worldwide and is the only industry association offering professional certification to port managers worldwide.

– International Association of Maritime and Port Executives 

By Rich Miller