Licensing & Training

Mass. Maritime expands instruction with cloud-based simulators

(HELSINKI) — Wartsila Voyage will supply two of its advanced cloud-based simulation solutions to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) under a one-year agreement. This will allow cadets at the academy to continue receiving safe and effective navigational training, despite restrictions…

Halter Marine, local college launch apprenticeship program

(PASCAGOULA, Miss.) — Halter Marine is creating jobs, and through its partnership with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC), training the apprentices to fill them. Demonstrating its commitment to the Gulf Coast community, Halter Marine and MGCCC launched their apprenticeship…

Maine Maritime receives $750,000 in scholarship funding

(CASTINE, Maine) — Dr. William J. Brennan, president of Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), announced Wednesday that the college exceeded the goals of a three-year challenge from the Harold Alfond Foundation, resulting in a $750,000 grant to MMA’s Harold Alfond Engineering…

Unions: Detain ships to stop humanitarian crisis at sea

(LONDON) — An influential group of unions has called for ships to be detained in ports if seafarers have been on board longer than international treaties allow. Marking World Maritime Day on Sept. 24, the Nautilus Federation of 22 maritime…

Training Resources Ltd. acquires two maritime newsletters

(SAN DIEGO) — Training Resources Ltd. Inc. (TRLMI) has acquired the rights to PMM Online and FN Online, the Pacific Maritime Magazine and Fishermen’s News electronic newsletters. Both newsletters will relaunch to current subscribers in the next week. According to…