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Review: Subchapter M Conference At MITAGS

MITAGS instructor Dennis Murphy recently wrote a guest blog post for Maritime Executive. In it, he provides a summary of each of the presentations during our recent Subchapter M Conference. He also provides his own commentary on where the towing/tug boat industry is with Subchapter M regulations. It’s a great play-by-play for anyone who was […]

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 […]

MS Oceania Fire Teams attend Team Training in Seattle

For most of the crew aboard the M/S Oceania, June 19 was just another port call in Seattle. For a select few however, it was a chance to spend the day battling large shipboard fires. Not on Oceania, which was busy taking on stores at Pier 66, but fifteen minutes away, at the India Tango Marine Fire Training School.

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 […]