The 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention came into force on January 1, 2017. These amendments were incorporated into regulation as part of the final rule titled “Implementation of the Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, and Changes to National Endorsements” (78 FR 77796). The […]
MITAGS’ Coastal & Simulation Engineer, Colleen Schaffer, P.E. Speaks on International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF) 2021 Panel
Last week, MITAGS joined hundreds of people in-person and thousands virtually for the 2021 IPF Together Conference held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. IPF is the premiere offshore wind energy conference in North America. Our very own, Colleen Schaffer, P.E., MITAGS’ Coastal & Simulation Engineer, spoke on a panel alongside representatives from Orsted, Blount […]
MITAGS-MCC is excited to welcome back Lindsay Moran as our Director of Marketing. Lindsay was onboard with us as our Marketing Manager for nearly two years before COVID-19 struck. Unfortunately, she was one of several of our crew to be furloughed during this tough time for our organizations. In her absence from MITAGS-MCC, Lindsay continued […]
The National Maritime Center (NMC) continues to experience increased Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) and medical certificate application processing times. Every effort is being made to reduce these times and return credential delivery to within our stated performance goals. Here are important things YOU can do to streamline application processing...
On May 19th, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The CoE designation recognizes community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in our nation’s maritime industry. These academic institutions are located in sixteen states and one U.S. territory. MITAGS was one of six dedicated maritime training centers selected for this designation. Click the headline above to read the full story...