COVID: MITAGS Classes & Sim Activities Cancel Until 4/24/20

Both MITAGS East and West Coast in house classroom and simulation training activities have been suspended due to concerns over the Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19. Although the schools have robust risk mitigation strategies in place, government regulation and CDC guidelines led us to this decision. In the case of our West Coast Campus, we are complying with Governor Jay Inslee’s executive order that private career schools close through at least April 24, 2020.

Pres. Trump Honors WWII Merchant Mariners with Gold Medal

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today joins President Donald J. Trump and congressional leaders in honoring the merchant mariners who served during the Second World War…

From the NMC: COVID & Mariner Credentialing Program Impacts

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Mariner Credentialing Program Impacts   The National Maritime Center (NMC) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and, as the situation evolves, is prepared to adjust operations accordingly. First and foremost, we are...


As of MARCH 12, MITAGS West remains open and operating at normal capacity. Currently, there are NO confirmed cases of COVID19 at MITAGS WEST campus. We are following the guidelines as set forth by Washington State and Seattle – King County Departments of Health...

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Webinar for Maritime

Please join the SOCP on March 19 (12:00 PM ET) for a 1-hour Webinar to address what maritime personnel can expect if there is an actual or suspected exposure to COVID-19.

There will be moderated discussion with representation from the USCG and CDC (to be confirmed). There will also be a Recap of the SOCP’s 2019 Pandemic Exercise.