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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 […]

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 […]

Deckhand

How to Become a Certified 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 […]