Friday, January 22, 2016
News

Prosecutor: Colombians Smuggled Drugs Into U.S. Aboard Spanish Navy Training Ship

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Two Colombians ran a major heroin and cocaine smuggling operation to New York aboard the Royal Spanish Navy’s official training ship,...

January 22, 2016
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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 yesterday morning in the North Atlantic. The training ship was on a homeward course when the...

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 12

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Interesting

Training Ship Empire State VI Like You’ve Never Seen Before [VIDEO]

A SUNY Maritime College cadet used his GoPro camera for some extracurriculars during this year’s Summer Sea Term. The training cruise included ports of call on the U.S East Coast,...

October 4, 2014
Total Views: 53

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Maritime News

NASA Rocket Ship Rechristened as USMMA’s T/V Kings Pointer

A former NASA rocket booster recovery ship has been formally rechristened as the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s new T/V Kings Pointer following an extensive overhaul at a Florida shipyard.

June 18, 2014
Total Views: 38

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: 262

Monday, January 13, 2014
stv2630 damen clipper ship oman sail training
Engineering News

Oman’s Square-Rigged Flagship Launched at Damen Shipyards

Named the RNOV ‘Shabab Oman,” this 87-meter sail training vessel (STV) is destined to become the flagship of the Royal Navy of Oman once delivered by Damen Shipyards in August...

January 13, 2014
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Sunday, October 14, 2012
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 15th, 2012: Take Your Ass to School (Ships)

A jolly piece of artwork by Per Beckman for the 1955 Swedish Childrens Day US postage stamp, 1953 issue, 3cents Savannah, First Steam Atlantic Crossing 1944 Issue-3cents Gwillhickers Philatelic Gallery...

October 14, 2012
Total Views: 270

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Blog

Ship Photo of The Day – Academy Sisters Meet

On Memorial Day 2012, Maine Maritime’s TS State of Maine (USNS Tanner), and California Maritime’s, TS Golden Bear (USNS Maury) , rendezvoused for a quick photo op and meeting while...

May 29, 2012
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Blog

King’s (Disap)pointer – USMMA Training Vessel Reassigned to Texas A&M

What is a Maritime Academy without a training ship? In June 1946 a German crew of volunteers boarded the tall ship Horst Wessel in Bremerhaven Germany sailing her to the...

December 14, 2011
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Piracy

Transas Develops Anti-Piracy Simulation Training

Transas Group said this week that it has developed a unique anti-piracy simulation training program to help schools provide students with relevant techniques to avoid attacks and hijackings.  The goal ...

October 25, 2011
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Friday, August 12, 2011
KM_Kpos_ Dynamic Positioning ( DP ) Classroom
Maritime News

Maritime Union Expands into Drilling Industry: AMO now offers Dynamic Positioning Training

American Maritime Officers’ (AMO) union training facility, the STAR Center, has announced it will be expanding it’s simulation training capabilities to include Dynamic Positioning training, furthering the maritime union’s sphere of influence...

August 12, 2011
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Friday, June 3, 2011
Maritime News

Crew competence in managing marine fuel is paramount to safe and efficient ship operations

Maritime academy trainees should receive thorough grounding in bunker management before going to sea By Chee Khin David Wong, DNV Petroleum Services – Via DNV Singapore – Crew competence is...

June 3, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
us navy, damage control, DCTT
Blog

Shipboard Emergency Training – Technology Solutions

030604-N-7902K-084 Philippine Sea (Jun. 04, 2003) — Damage Control Training Team Supervisor (right), Hull Technician Chief Anthony Wilson and team leader for hose team two (left), Gas Turbine System Technician...

May 19, 2011
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Fast Rescue Boat RIB Simulator
Blog

Fast Rescue Boat – Kongsberg Introduces New Simulator

Fast Rescue Boat training is one of the most enjoyable classes mariners need to take. Open ocean and fast boats combine with great locations like San Diego and Fort Lauderdale...

May 18, 2011
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
News

Bureau Veritas speeds deepwater development with Brazilian university

International classification society Bureau Veritas has agreed a technical co-operation deal with COPPE/UFRJ, the Ocean Engineering department of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, to set up a joint...

February 15, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011
Maritime News

Maersk opens offshore survival training center UK

MAERSK, the Danish oil and shipping group, has opened a £750,000 offshore survival training centre in Portlethen, near Aberdeen, according to a report from The Scotsman. Ten jobs have already...

January 21, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Maritime News

Kongsberg and Vestfold University College partner for innovation in maritime simulator training

Kongsberg Maritime’s simulation division and Vestfold University College has signed a framework agreement to further explore activities and projects of joint interest within research and development of maritime simulators from...

January 19, 2011
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Monday, November 29, 2010
Uncategorized

Getting Your Dynamic Positioning (DP) License

Here you are, fresh out of the academy with your watch keeping ticket, & you are looking to get the additional DP endorsement. Or perhaps you have been at sea for 20 years & feel its time to try something new. Or maybe you can just see which way the wind is blowing.

November 29, 2010
Total Views: 488

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Uncategorized

“T/S State of Maine” on final voyage

We’re sure that there quite a few readers of gCaptain that have fond memories of the T.S. State of Maine (ex USNS Upshur), which is why we wanted to pass...

November 23, 2010
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Blog

Training Ship Fryderyk Chopin – Incident Photo Of The Week

Fryderyk Chopin-Tall-Training-Ship The Fryderyk Chopin lost both its masts when it was hit by gale-force winds about 100 miles southwest of the English coast on Friday. With the 182-foot long...

November 2, 2010
Total Views: 30