maritime academy


Tuesday, January 10, 2023
US Navy Radio Room repair
Navy

Will SSB Radio Return To The US Naval Academy?

A small group of retired officers is hoping to rekindle dormant radio clubs at the US Merchant Marine, US Coast Guard, and US Naval Academy. by John Konrad,

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 5524

Friday, September 30, 2022
Shipbuilding

Philly Shipyard Marks Milestones in New Training Ship Construction

Philly Shipyard is celebrating two shipbuilding milestones in the construction of the first two new state-of-the-art training ships for state maritime

September 30, 2022
Total Views: 3010

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Blue Water Scholarship Fund Ad
Blog

gCaptain Proudly Supports The Blue Water Scholarship Fund

Founded in 2017 the Blue Water Scholarship Fund is an American non-profit that provides financial need based scholarships between $1,000 and $10,000 to

April 14, 2022
Total Views: 831

Thursday, August 12, 2021
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Shipping

Maine Maritime Academy to Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students

Maine Maritime Academy will require students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 this fall as the Delta variant continues to complicate the return of normal

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 1043

Monday, September 21, 2020
Photo Of USMMA Midshipman With Class Ring
Blog

It’s Time For Kings Point To Step Up To The Plate

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) The United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point (KP), New York is our nation’s only service academy

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 1864

Monday, August 3, 2020
National Security Multi-Mission Vessel
Maritime News

U.S. House Appropriations Bill Includes $389 Million for New TAMUG Training Ship

Texas A&M University’s maritime academy is one step closer to getting a full-fledged training ship with the U.S. House’s passing of its 2021

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 389

Thursday, February 21, 2019
USCG

US Coast Guard Academy Enters The Space Race

by Grant Wyman (USCG) There is a new landmark at the Coast Guard Academy and it is helping to launch the Coast Guard into an era of space operations.

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 60

Monday, September 10, 2018
Monomoy race
Finance

SUNY Maritime Brings Home Top Rankings

With high school seniors across the US get busy applying for college, SUNY Maritime College in New York City has won an unprecedented set of awards for

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 129

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Defense

VIDEO: Why Did You Join The Merchant Marine?

In an our editorial last month titled Top 10 Reasons Why The US Merchant Marine Is Failing, I asserted that the US Maritime Administration ignores the

June 19, 2018
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Blog

Search Begins For New USMMA Superintendent

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has posted the position of USMMA Superintendent to USAjobs, the first step in

June 6, 2018
Total Views: 125

Thursday, May 31, 2018
failure-of-the-us-merchant-marine
Blog

Top 10 Reasons Why The US Merchant Marine Is Failing

by Capt. John Konrad (gCaptain) In 2018 politicians, presidents and corporate leaders spend a considerable amount of time in front of cameras and talking with

May 31, 2018
Total Views: 1338

Sunday, September 24, 2017
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford
Blog

Advice To Young Academy Grads: Nobody Cares

By Jim Garamone (Dod News) A group of U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen got an unexpected lesson in leadership from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this

September 24, 2017
Total Views: 113

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Training-Ship-Empire-State-SUNY-Maritime-College
Blog

Drone VIDEO – Maritime Academy Training Ship Departs For Hurricane Relief Efforts – DONATE NOW

Drone footage of the T.S. Kennedy’s departure today to provide relief for hurricane victims.  Today, under the command of Captain Joseph S. Murphy,

September 6, 2017
Total Views: 79

Sunday, June 12, 2016
joseph-conrad-at-sea
Blog

Conrad and the Craft: Sea Stories for Real Sailors (part 2)

By Colin Dewey, In the first part of this essay, I talked about craft: Joseph Conrad’s somewhat mysterious term describing the ability good mariners have to

June 12, 2016
Total Views: 224

Friday, April 8, 2016
suny maritime college
Maritime News

SUNY Maritime Among Nation’s Top Institutions for ROI

Graduates from SUNY Maritime College receive among the highest return on investment on their degrees in the country. In its annual report of best value

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 114

Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Interesting

Maritime Academy Recognized As Top College By Princeton Review

The influential education-research company Princeton Review, just published its 2016 annual college handbook and ranked the State University of New

February 6, 2016
Total Views: 108

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Training ship T.S. State of Maine
Defense

Sailing Singlehanded – Maine Maritime Training Ship Rescues North Atlantic Sailor

[contextly_sidebar id=”jcd8yvs8kD72zEs996psv8vyaESiVGJC”]Maine Maritime Academy’s Training Ship State of Maine responded to a distress call

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

The website of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy was targeted Monday by a group of hackers identifying themselves as the Moroccan Islamic Union-mail. The

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
News

SUNY Maritime College Appoints New President

The State University of New York’s Maritime College has ended a more than six-month search for a new school president, announcing Tuesday the appointment of

June 17, 2014
Total Views: 65

Friday, April 11, 2014
Interesting

Cal Maritime Cadet Found Dead on Training Ship

A California State University Maritime Academy cadet was found dead onboard the Academy’s Training Ship Golden Bear early Wednesday morning while docked

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 519