Earlier this year Vane Brothers sent several dozen of their mariners to MITAGS facilities on both coasts for our Bridge Resource Management Refresher course.
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Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss's birthday. We've put our own maritime twist on the day and curated a recommended reading list from our staff and instructors.
There are plenty of reasons to consider a career in the Maritime Industry. The work can be challenging and unconventional compared to more traditional jobs, but it can also be far more exciting. Getting paid to travel all over the world is a dream come true for many people. If you’re interested in a professional […]
Throughout most of U.S. history, American high school students were routinely taught vocational and job-ready skills along with the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic. Indeed readers of a certain age are likely to have fond memories of huddling over wooden workbenches learning a craft such as woodwork or maybe metal work, or any one of the hands-on projects that characterized the once-ubiquitous shop class. But in the 1950s, a different philosophy emerged...
There are plenty of reasons to choose a career in the maritime industry. The non-traditional schedule with longer concentrations of work and time off, for instance, can be very appealing to some. A life at sea also allows you to see the world and get paid to do it. While life as a mariner can […]