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

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June 27, 2014


In this clip, NPR’s “Around the Nation” heads over to the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) campus just 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

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