Mid Atlantic Maritime Academy Acquired by Abrams Marine Group

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December 3, 2021

Press Release – Mid Atlantic Maritime Academy (“MAMA”) announced today that it has been acquired by San Diego based Abrams Marine Group, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Abrams Marine Group CEO Dave Abrams commented “MAMA is a great training organization with a highly regarded team and world class facilities. The company is located in a strategic location for the growth of both our defense and commercial business segments.” Abrams also owns San Diego based Training Resources Maritime Institute (“TRLMI”). Abrams continued “We will eventually merge MAMA and TRLMI into one organization under a new name to form the largest maritime training company in the U.S. For now, the two companies will operate independently but collaboratively to maximize training opportunities for mariners”.

Ed Narantowich, President of MAMA added “We are excited to be joining forces with Dave and his team out in San Diego. Both of our organizations are very focused on serving the mariner, and the combination of the two companies will provide mariners with the largest offering of training options with strategic locations on both coasts. Virginia and California are both primed for growth in the maritime sector with offshore energy, defense growth, and continued increase in maritime commerce. We will be there to develop current and future generations of mariners to support that growth.”

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About TRLMIpage2image1208896

Training Resources Limited, Inc, DBA Maritime Institute (“TRLMI”) in the largest privately held provider of maritime training in the Western United States. The company’s main campus in San Diego is an 18,000 square foot facility with 14 classrooms, bridge & engine room simulators, and many “hands on” training aids. The company has satellite locations in Alameda, CA and Honolulu, HI. TRLMI has over 80 approved US Coast Guard and US Navy courses to provide certifications in deck, engineering, weapons and safety requirements. For more information, please visit www.TRLMI.com or contact Dave Abrams, CEO at 619- 263-1638.

About MAMA

Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy (“MAMA”) is a highly respected, vocational training center established for individuals who seek to enter the exciting maritime profession, as well as mariners seeking to advance their careers. MAMA offers 90+ USCG approved deck and engineering courses along with customized instruction. Facilities include a 31,000 SQFT main campus complete with state-of-the-art bridge & engine room simulation technology, and a satellite training center that houses fire fighting, damage control and a new offshore wind training facility under construction to support Global Wind Organization approved training. MAMA’s instructors are mostly retired Navy and Merchant Marine personnel with decades of real world experience, eager to share their knowledge and experiences with other mariners. For more information, please visit www.mamatrains.com or contact Ed Narantowich, President at 757-520-1688.


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