Monday, September 21, 2020
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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 dedicated to an industry but, because...

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 824

Monday, August 3, 2020
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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 appropriations bill. Texas’ delegation in Congress successfully...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 334

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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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. The...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 10, 2018
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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 2018. The college was...

September 10, 2018
Total Views: 68

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 media, doesn’t share good news,...

June 19, 2018
Total Views: 6

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 replacing James Helis, the former Army Colonel who was...

June 6, 2018
Total Views: 49

Thursday, May 31, 2018
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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 journalists but this isn’t just...

May 31, 2018
Total Views: 817

Sunday, September 24, 2017
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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 week. About 25...

September 24, 2017
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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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, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy training ship T.S. Kennedy set...

September 6, 2017
Total Views: 40

Sunday, June 12, 2016
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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 dip into a common...

June 12, 2016
Total Views: 89

Friday, April 8, 2016
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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 colleges, PayScale ranked SUNY Maritime...

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 38

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 York  Maritime College at Fort Schuyer, among the top 10 schools in the nation...

February 6, 2016
Total Views: 42

Thursday, June 11, 2015
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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 yesterday morning in the North Atlantic. The training ship was on a homeward course when the...

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 16

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 attack was first noticed Monday afternoon at...

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 7

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 retired Coast Guard Captain, Dr. Michael A. Alfultis.

June 17, 2014
Total Views: 5

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 at the school. The cadet has been identified...

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 302

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Maritime News

MARAD Awards $7 Million to Maritime Academies

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has announced that the United State's six state maritime academies will receive $1 million for education and training from a government program that recycles obsolete vessels.

January 30, 2014
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Blog

Panama Canal in Two Minutes Flat [VIDEO]

Seriously, who doesn’t love a good time-lapse? It’s like you get the full experience of actually being there only you don’t have to move, it takes just two minutes and...

August 1, 2012
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Blog

So, You Want To Go To a Maritime Academy?

So you’ve decided to make something of yourself and chosen to pursue a career at sea. After much deliberation, you have weeded out attending a “regular” college, instead opting to...

June 12, 2012
Total Views: 428

Monday, October 17, 2011
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Sail Training at Maine Maritime Academy

By Captain G. Andy Chase, Professor of Marine Transportation, Maine Maritime Academy   In this modern age, all maritime schools are spending a great deal of money and time buying and training...

October 17, 2011
Total Views: 20