MITAGS has been selected by the U.S. Navy to provide mission critical firefighting and damage control training to Navy and Coast Guard sailors stationed in the Seattle, Washington area. Training standards require that all sailors must be prepared to combat fires or flooding at any time, whether at sea or in port. The Pacific Northwest is the only part of the world where the Navy contracts this type of training to a civilian fire school.
MITAGS has several open positions at its west coast campus that we are looking to fill quickly to support our Marine Firefighting/Damage Control Training Programs!
During the American Merchant Marine Veterans’ Congressional Gold Medal Dinner held at MITAGS-Maritime Conference Center(MCC) earlier this month, MITAGS-MCC and the I.O.M.M.P. received recognition for their support in AMMV’s “Storm the Hill” efforts (2015 & 2017-2019). Throughout these “Storm the Hill” events, MITAGS-MCC provided rooms, meals, and transportation. It was these “Storm the Hill” efforts […]
MITAGS has been recognized by NOAA and the National Weather Service as a 2021 Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassadors of Excellence. A select number of WRN Ambassadors are recognized every year for their significant contributions to building a Weather-Ready Nation. MITAGS’s recognition comes as the organization remains a key Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) partner and WRN […]
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 […]
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 […]