Wednesday, February 15, 2017
USMMA Cadet using a sextant for celestial navigation
News

Sea Year to Resume at Merchant Marine Academy

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy announced that it will resume Sea Year training for Midshipmen on three commercial carriers beginning in March 2017. The USMMA says the reinstatement of the...

February 15, 2017
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
USMMA Cadet using a sextant for celestial navigation
Maritime News

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Reinstates Sea Year… Sort Of

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced its plan to restore Sea Year training as part of the curriculum for Midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), but...

January 11, 2017
Total Views: 47

Friday, December 9, 2016
Maritime News

Kings Point Alumni Say ‘No Justification’ for Sea Year Suspension

The Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point is calling for Sea Year be reinstated after a preliminary study found no justification for its suspension earlier...

December 9, 2016
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
News

Contractor Hired for USMMA ‘Cultural Assessment’ Amid Sexual Assault and Harassment Concerns

The U.S. Department of Transportation has hired a private government consultant to perform an independent cultural assessment of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) to help stamp out instances...

October 5, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, July 1, 2016
USMMA Cadets On Kings Pointer
Blog

Sea Year Fears At US Merchant Marine Academy

By Jaquelyn Burton (Coeval, Inc.) Overshadowing the graduation of the class of 2016, many midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy are now finding themselves for the first time not permitted to...

July 1, 2016
Total Views: 106

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Blog

USMMA Canceling ‘Sea Year’ Over Sexual Assault and Harassment Fears?

One of the great benefits of attending the US Merchant Marine Academy is the experience of going out to sea on US-Flag merchant ships. This is called ‘Sea Year’. While...

June 16, 2016
Total Views: 66