NPR Story: The Closest You Can Get To Piloting A Container Ship – LISTEN

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In this clip, NPR’s “Around the Nation” heads over to the┬áMaritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) campus┬ájust outside of Baltimore, Maryland to learn about what it’s like to command some of the world’s largest ships. For the story, NPR’s Wade Goodwyn meets with the school’s Director of Business Developement, Captain Bob Becker, for a run through the state-of-the-art simulator. Have a listen:

Simulator photo courtesy MITAGS-PMI