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MITAGS Receives FY22 Grant Award From Maryland Energy Administration

MITAGS is honored to announce it has been awarded a Fiscal Year (FY) 22 grant by the Maryland Energy Administration under their Maryland Offshore Wind Workforce Training Grant Program, alongside several other Maryland-based contractors, schools, and businesses. With the awarding of these workforce training grants, the goal of the MEA is to position Maryland businesses […]

WorkBoat: “A Strong Safety Culture Will Prevent Most Vessel Accidents”

As quoted in a recent WorkBoat Magazine article written by Michael Crowley: “Most workboat accidents are preventable. Not willing to replace old equipment, an unwillingness to acknowledge that, yes, boats deteriorate and its crew might not always be paying attention to what’s happening around them or know what to do when an incident takes place, […]

MITAGS Alum, Captain Kate McCue in the News!

MITAGS Alum, Captain Kate McCue continues to make big waves, pun intended, in the maritime and cruise industries! Captain McCue is the first American female captain of a mega cruise ship, making history in 2015 when she became captain of the Celebrity Edge at the age of 37 years old. She is also the first […]

Fire suppression

“We Needed Maritime Workforce Development Yesterday”

Over the summer, Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins and members of his staff spent time at MITAGS’ west coast campus. Recently, Commissioner Calkins shared an article about that visit and the need for maritime workforce development. A need, that MITAGS can help fulfill with its Maritime Apprenticeship Program. Particularly in Washington, there are extreme […]

Important Update

MITAGS 2021 CoE for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training/Ed

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...

MITAGS makes cover of Workboat Magazine

WorkBoat Magazine’s April issue features a detailed look at the risks of fire aboard ship and the training solutions available to mariners. Click Here to read the Workboat article.