Orsted and the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies Form New Offshore Wind Partnership
Annapolis, MD – Orsted announced a new three-year partnership with the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS). With Orsted’s support, MITAGS has created a virtual offshore wind farm navigation simulator for mariners. The simulator allows mariners to experience piloting through a commercial-scale offshore wind farm. The facility, which is located in Linthicum Heights, Maryland […]
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan toured MITAGS-East in Baltimore, learning about our ship simulation capabilities and plans for training the Offshore Wind Industry work force.
After 12 years of service, Emily Hopkins has been promoted to the position of Assistant Director of MITAGS.
Featured in the Jan-Feb 2020 edition of Maritime Executive, and written by MITAGS's Assistant Director of Business Development, Jon Kjaerulff, "Playing the 'What If' Game" discusses the hazards of the real world that lurk around the corner while passengers enjoy their idea of "fun" on a cruise ship.
"At MITAGS in the U.S., it’s common to have four or more simulators integrated into one exercise for port operation studies or advanced training..."
MITAGS was recently featured in a blog post after a visit from several representatives from the Maryland Department of Commerce, including Secretary Kelly M. Schulz. Relive their experience that day and learn more about our East Coast campus! Read more...