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Military Person and a Ship

Guide for Military to Mariner

When you retire from the military, your next career step is not always clear. You desire to build on your service experience with a job that uses your unique talents. However, finding a post-military job that matches your skill level and expertise can be challenging. Even for those who know what career they want to […]

How to Get Work on a Tugboat

If you’re interested in a career in the maritime industry, you may have considered working aboard a tugboat. It’s an interesting career path — you get to work closely with fellow crew members to tow a variety of different vessels and work in an exciting, dynamic environment. Throughout this article, we’ll cover everything you’ll want […]

Deckhand

How to Become a Deckhand

If you’re interested in the idea of working on the water, becoming a deckhand is the best way to enter the maritime industry — it’s a unique career path that offers exciting and rewarding opportunities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the demand for water transportation workers will only grow over the coming years. […]

Women in the Maritime Industry

  If asked to think of what a veteran in the maritime industry looks like, most people would probably conjure up an image of a burly, perhaps overly-sunned man. There’s a lingering stigma about working at sea that it’s a man’s world. And though this may have been the case years ago, the maritime industry […]

MITAGS Conducts M-SAFE Training in Central Alaska

MITAGS recently traveled to Nenana, Alaska to conduct a two-day M-SAFE training program for Ruby Marine. Ruby operates two vessels on the Tanana and Yukon Rivers, delivering freight and fuel to villages spread out over a distance of nearly a thousand miles. Because they operate in such remote areas, often far from any potential assistance, […]