News from MITAGS

Seattle Fire Department Recruits Learn Marine Firefighting at MITAGS West

Yesterday MITAGS was honored to host a day of marine firefighting training for the Seattle Fire Department’s Recruit Academy.  Organized by Marine Safety Department Chair Ben Sleister, 60 soon-to-graduate trainees spent the day learning how to combat fires aboard ships.  The day’s agenda included several live fire evolutions at MITAGS-West’s M/v Fire Dragon training facility, […]

MITAGS Enters the Global Wind Industry as a Training Provider

MITAGS is continuing to diversify, using the collective experience of our mariners to support and lead training in new industries. Having been awarded several Maryland Energy Administration grants since 2020, the MITAGS team is supporting workers entering the offshore wind energy industry through quality safety training programs. With over 90,000 new jobs expected to be […]

How AI Is Changing the Maritime Industry

Like many sectors, the maritime industry is embracing modern technology to advance and streamline operations. Individuals working and studying in this field should understand how implementing new technology changes operations for better preparation and adoption. What Is AI and Machine Learning? Artificial Intelligence (AI) software solutions collect data and discover patterns. Information collection offers insights […]

New Maritime Apprenticeship Cohort Commences Studies at MITAGS-West

Left to Right – New MAP Apprentices: Ben Hoffman (Centerline Logistics), Dan Lorenz (Foss Maritime), Will Feeback (Centerline Logistics), Noah Lawson (Centerline Logistics), Jack Stoen (Western Towboat), Nichole Townsend (Crowley Marine Services), and Zach Elfstrom (Sause Brothers). On Monday, March 6th, seven new apprentices walked into MITAGS-West in Seattle to begin their two-year journey to […]

MITAGS Announces 50th Anniversary Celebration Events

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 MITAGS is pleased to announce two special events planned for June 2023 in honor of our 50th anniversary year. We reached this milestone year of operation in 2022, and we look back with gratitude as we recognize how we have grown as an organization since 1972. Many of you have been […]