News from MITAGS

Important Update

MMP MATES Non-Profit Designation Changed to 501c3

The MATES Program has received approval from the Internal Revenue Service to change to a 501c3 non-profit public charity.  Donors can now deduct contributions made to MATES under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 170.  MATES is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, and transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of […]

MITAGS-MCC Receive Recognition from AMMV

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 Recognized as 2021 WRN Ambassador of Excellence!

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 […]

MITAGS Coastal/Simulation Engineer Speaks on 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 […]

Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins Visits MITAGS-West

On Friday, August 6, 2021, the Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins and members of his staff visited MITAGS-West. During their tour of our facilities, Commissioner Calkins was able to navigate (and dock) a cruise ship, tour the harbor in a Coast Guard patrol boat, and dock a ship using a Z-drive tug. Later in […]