Monday, January 30, 2012
Blog

GMATS: MARAD’s David Matsuda Speaks

By David Matsuda, U.S. Maritime Administrator Last month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy made the decision to close the Global Maritime and...

January 30, 2012
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Monday, January 2, 2012
Blog

Symbols of US Maritime Decline

By Clay Maitland, Our government’s present inability to land a cargo of gasoline via a U.S.-flagged vessel in icebound Nome, Alaska, symbolizes the shortage of foresight of our maritime policy...

January 2, 2012
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
Maritime News

DOT Shuts Down GMATS – Effective July 2012

gCaptain has just received the breaking news that the U.S. Department of Transportation will be shutting down the Global Maritime and Transportation School (GMATS).  Sources tell us that representatives from...

December 8, 2011
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