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MITAGS Travels to American Pilots Association Convention in South Carolina

Left to Right: Capt. Jon Kjaerulff, MITAGS Director of Business Development, Capt. Bob Becker, MITAGS Business Development Consultant, Noah Collins, Wartsila Sales Manager Transas, North America. The MITAGS Business Development Team recently travelled to Charleston, South Carolina to participate in the American Pilots Association Biennial Convention. Nearly 200 pilots from all over the United States […]

Group of students and faculty in a ship simulator.

MITAGS Celebrates 50 Years

In 2022, MITAGS reached the significant milestone of 50 years in operation as the leading training facility for maritime simulation and mariner license advancement. We took a moment of gratitude to look back at how we have grown as an organization, and we are humbled to think how so many of you have been a […]

What Are Standard Marine Communication Phrases?

Communication is critical while you’re out at sea. You need to properly communicate with your crewmates and captain about the ship’s status, weather conditions and other essential elements. It’s important to convey these messages with as much clarity as possible to avoid injuries or incidents. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) developed a series of standard […]

MITAGS-MCC Hosts Students for 2022 Engineers’ Week

Last week MITAGS and Maritime Conference Center were thrilled to host several student groups on site as part of the 2022 Engineers Week Program. The week long program, coordinated locally by the Engineers Club of Baltimore and Engineers Week Council, hosts hundreds of middle school and high school students from around the state of Maryland […]

Will the GI Bill® Pay for My Maritime Education?

Will the GI Bill® Pay for My Maritime Education?

It is important to know precisely what your GI Bill® benefits can offer you when considering possible career options. If you qualify for GI Bill® benefits, you can use those benefits to work toward your dream of a career in the maritime industry. What Is the GI Bill®? The GI Bill® is a piece of […]

Work Toward Your Career at Sea With MITAGS

How to Get a Job on a Tanker 

For those who love the sea and maritime studies, starting a career at sea on tankers may be a path worth exploring. With plenty of options in the maritime industry, available jobs needed aboard tankers and the chance for international travel, tankers provide many benefits for those looking to gain experience in the shipping industry. What […]