We know there is a lot of information out there right now about COVID-19, so we’ve compiled some of the best resources and information we could find about the current pandemic, and how it is particularly affecting the maritime industry.
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.
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…
Captain Jerry Hasselbach, Lead NSAP® Assessor and Instructor at MITAGS, has had the ability over the last several years to witness and assess over 1000 NSAP® sessions. During these sessions, Captain Hasselbach has gained more knowledge and lessons learned than he could have originally imagined, leading to what has developed into a presentation on the Doubt Signal.